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    Richard.Hein

    Dr Herbie wrote:

    Can anyone suggest examples of functionality that would be better written in F# than in C#?

    When would I want to use it?


    Herbie


    In addition to some of the other things people mentioned already, F# is a functional language without side effects, which means the variables are immutable, which means programs written with it can be parallelized without worrying about the kind of issues that overwriting a variable from a parallel thread would cause.