A critique of Standard ML

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Standard ML is an excellent language for many kinds of programming. It is safe, efficient, suitably abstract, and concise. There are many aspects of the language that work well. However, nothing is perfect: Standard ML has a few shortcomings. In some cases there are obvious solutions, and in other cases further research is required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-429
Number of pages39
JournalJournal of Functional Programming
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1993

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  • Software

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