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From: Benjamin C. Pierce <bcpierce@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: English O'Reilly OCaml Book Now Online!
Hi Eijiro,

> Great!  It seems that _many_ people in Japan (including me) are
> interested in translating this book into Japanese.  Would it be
> possible if somebody (I, for example) is determined to organize
> translators?

I think it would be wonderful if somebody (e.g. you) wanted to take this
on.  

> One major problem would be that, unfortunately, not so many native
> speakers of Japanese understand French.  So, the translation process
> would be (if possible at all):
> 
>  (1) translate the English version into Japanese
> 
>  (2) check the translation against the Frensh version with a few
>      people who understand both French and Japanese (and OCaml)
 
I can only think of one or two such people, so I hope they're in the mood
for some serious reading... :-)

In general, though, this plan sounds workable to me.

> Another issue would be, of course, about the copyright.

O'Reilly has been extremely reasonable about such matters.  I can put you
in touch with the appropriate editor there.

Regards,

        Benjamin

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