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    I never understood the value proposition of ReasonML. Was it really to make ML more palatable to a corpus of engineers broken to imperative-style languages (and more specifically JS)?

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      The slogan I heard was “React as a language”, which makes sense.

      React is a framework that encourages use of a functional style for your apps. And React is often written in dynamically typed JS. So it makes sense to write React-style apps in a statically typed functional programming language.

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        I see, thanks. The fact that the two were intertwined was lost on me.