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ML for Java ? (fwd)

This appeared on  comp-lang-ml:

> I am now reading GIML (Gentle Introduction to ML), given my great interest
> in a language that could prevent bugs... I am writing a 30,000+ lines Java
> program at the moment, and ML's advocates write things that are a
> programmer's blessing... So, I was just wondering: wouldn't that be a great
> thing for programmers and for ML along if there existed an ML compiler
> targeting the Java Virtual Machine ? I don't know if that would be a too
> risky or difficult undertaking, but I would sure be willing to help in such
> an effort.
> Candide Kemmler

I wonder whether someone should whisper occam and Kroc at him. But perhaps
he loves recursion including recursive data types... 

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