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Date: 2001-11-13 (16:08)
From: Dave Berry <Dave@k...>
Subject: RE: Receptive Tool Vendors (was: Re: [Caml-list] Jihad)
Perhaps the phrase ", at least in the USA", would be more helpful -- it
would indicate that you're only discussing areas you know about, and not
attempting to generalise.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Fox []
Sent: 13 November 2001 15:56
To: Eric Newhuis
Cc: Caml
Subject: Re: Receptive Tool Vendors (was: Re: [Caml-list] Jihad)

"Eric Newhuis" <> 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
> have been some form of support outside the classrooms and research
> Am I wrong?  What is the current state of functional programming
> 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
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