French computer scientist and programmer
Xavier Leroy (born March 15, 1968) is a French computer scientist and programmer. He is best known for his role as a primary developer of the Objective Caml system. He is senior scientist (directeur de recherche) at the French government research institution INRIA.
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- I was walking in the city the other day. I saw a syringe lying on the sidewalk. I stuck the needle in my forearm. That was a classy neighborhood, so the use of the syringe seemed justified.
- Source: Xavier Leroy (2005-07-23), Post to the Caml mailing list. Retrieved on 2008-02-20.
- You see, the Caml garbage collector is like a god from ancient mythology: mighty, but very irritable. If you mess with it, it'll make you suffer in surprising ways.
- Source: Xavier Leroy (2007-11-28), Post to the Caml mailing list. Retrieved on 2007-11-30.
- A few programming is taking you away from mathematics; a lot will get you back in.
- Source: Xavier Leroy (2007) Conclusion of his seminar at Collège de France. Retrieved on 2009-03-13.
- Repeat after me: "Obj.magic is not part of the OCaml language".
- Source: Xavier Leroy (2009-10-28), Post to the Caml mailing list. Retrieved on 2009-10-28.
- If Bordeaux red wines were carbonated, McDonald's would be a lot more interested in selling them.
- Source: Xavier Leroy (2002-06-20), Post to the Caml mailing list. Retrieved on 2010-08-06.