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From: Michael Schuerig <schuerig@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] poll - need for a good introductory OCaml book
On Thursday 13 March 2003 09:33, Daniel M. Albro wrote:
> We just need to get O'Reilly to publish
> the English version (and there are still a few exercise solutions to
> translate into English).

Admittedly, I haven't read the book, but my understanding is that this 
book is based on OCaml 2.x. Is it really such a good idea to publish it 
as is when OCaml has been at version 3.x for quite some time now?

I guess, I'm trying to make a "marketing" (shudder) point. No matter how 
good and useful the book is, it'll be harder to pitch it (and OCaml) to 
people willing to learn a new language, when at the same time you'd 
have to say "it's based on an earlier version of the language, but 
that's not important".

Michael

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Michael Schuerig                 Not only does lightning not strike
mailto:schuerig@acm.org          twice, it usually doesn't strike once.
http://www.schuerig.de/michael/  --Salman Rushdie, "Fury"

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