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Date: 2004-11-26 (00:15)
From: Michael Walter <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Experiences with learning OCaml?
On Fri, 26 Nov 2004 00:16:12 +0000, Martin Berger
<> wrote:
> i have to disagree. while SICP is a brilliant book that i used
> to teach myself programming from (and nothing i learned as an
> undergraduate really went beyond), these days, i'd recommend
> Ocaml to beginners. scheme has one VERY BIG problem: it is
> untyped (in the sense of static type checking). thinking about
> types properly is such an important factor in becoming a good
> programmer. it seems to me that there is little one can learn
> from scheme that one couldn't learn from ocaml, and probably
> learn better.
So which equally "brilliant book" using ocaml do you recommend? ;-)