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The Implicit Accumulator: a design pattern using optional arguments
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Date: 2007-06-27 (17:54)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Book about functional design patterns
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).

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.
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