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Date: 2003-03-17 (23:49)
From: Graham Guttocks <graham_guttocks@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml popularity
Gerd Stolpmann <info@gerd-stolpmann.de> wrote:
> I suppose it has to do with the label "functional language", and
> these languages are often seen as toys of academic
> people. I.e. nothing for the real programmer. Not really sexy.

If this is the case, I wonder why there are so many instructional
texts available for SML (a couple dozen probably).  Quite a few for
Haskell as well.  Only one (Cousineau & Mauny) for OCaml.  Rather
disappointing since OCaml seems more promising than any of these.


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