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From: Michael Vanier <mvanier@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] objective caml and industry

> Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 17:13:43 +0400 (MSD)
> From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@ontil.ihep.su>
> 
> On Thu, 29 Aug 2002, Michael Vanier wrote:
> 
> > Change takes time.  I think chasing after industry acceptance of ocaml is
> > the wrong strategy.
> 
>  It already accepted functional programming. Look at what Microsoft 
> Research have done - isn't them represent the industry?

Microsoft has a research interest in functional programming.  Though that's
perhaps encouraging, it's a far cry from trying to promote FP as something
programmers should learn.  C# (which they do promote as something
programmers should learn) is a long, long way from FP.  Still, every little
bit helps.

Mike
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