The F#.NET Journal just published an article about performance:
"The ability to convert values into legible strings efficiently, a process known as generic pretty printing, has a variety of uses including debugging and serialization. This article takes a look at the characteristics of the built-in pretty printer before considering alternatives including combinators and reflectors with a view to improving performance. Ultimately, a generic solution is proposed that runs 7,600× faster than the built-in F# solution on our test case..."
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