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    Default Mono Picking Up F# Support For Linux, Mac OS X, Etc

    Phoronix: Mono Picking Up F# Support For Linux, Mac OS X, Etc

    Last week Microsoft decided to open-source their F# programming language in the form of its compiler and their language's core libraries. Microsoft's F# was opened up under the Apache 2 license and following that release comes a MonoDevelop plug-in and an announcement from Miguel de Icaza that they will begin distributing F# in Mono...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODc3OQ

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    What the F#?

    sorry, i couldn't resist.

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    A,B,C,C++,D,F#? What happened to E?

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    Quote Originally Posted by curaga View Post
    A,B,C,C++,D,F#? What happened to E?
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga_E

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    F# rocks big time. Also Apache 2 licensed code from Microsoft, wow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackStar View Post
    F# rocks big time. Also Apache 2 licensed code from Microsoft, wow!
    What's good about it? Seriously, I'm curious. From the little blurb I read somewhere it sounds like some sort of declarative systems language(!). Is that correct?

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    Quote Originally Posted by liam View Post
    What's good about it? Seriously, I'm curious. From the little blurb I read somewhere it sounds like some sort of declarative systems language(!). Is that correct?
    It's a functional language, like Erlang, Haskell, Standard ML, OCaml, etc.

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    yea.. F# = Fis C# = Cis... sorry iam musician ^^

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    From the MSDN article:
    ... in particular we understand the role that open source versions of languages can play in education and research circles, and as a result can give extra reach to a Microsoft-sponsored language technology.
    Translation: We want to be hip like Google Go and other open source languages that call us square.

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