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Date: 2007-06-27 (19:33)
From: Quc_Peyrot <chojin@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Book about functional design patterns

On Jun 27, 2007, at 7:48 PM, Jon Harrop wrote:

> On Wednesday 27 June 2007 18:16:33 Gabriel Kerneis wrote:
>> _Purely functional data structures_ by Chris Osaki might interest  
>> you.
>> It's a very good book, covering lazy evaluation and persistent
>> amortized data structures (among other things). Moreover, it does
>> insist on optimizations (often left as exercises to the reader, with
>> enough hints to be easy to figure out).
> That is certainly an excellent book and is recommended reading for any
> OCamler, but it isn't specific to the OCaml language and doesn't  
> cover many
> of the things that I would consider to be OCaml design patterns  
> (like the one
> I just posted).

I totally agree with that. We really need this missing book.

by the way, any news about "Ocaml for experienced programmer"?
I don't even know its table of content :(

Best Regards,