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From: David Fox <dsfox@c...>
Subject: Re: Receptive Tool Vendors (was: Re: [Caml-list] Jihad)
"Eric Newhuis" <enew@bigfoot.com> writes:

> > Have you found tool vendors outside of the USA more receptive /
> > perceptive?
> 
> Not directly.  However I have, on occasion, encountered people from the UK
> who know ML and have preached its virtues.  I only assumed that there must
> have been some form of support outside the classrooms and research labs.
> 
> Am I wrong?  What is the current state of functional programming language
> acceptance?

I would say it is low world wide.  As a matter of fact, many of the
engineers in the U.S. who are unaware of functional programming are
foreigners!  I'm being facetious, but I think that injecting
nationality into this discussion is unhelpful and annoying.
-- 
David Fox
dsfox@cogsci.ucsd.edu
http://www.foxthompson.net/dsf/
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