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Date: 2009-02-27 (17:37)
From: Nathaniel Gray <n8gray@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The new OCaml book (Objective Caml Programming Language by Tim Rentsch)
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:27 AM, Richard Jones <rich@annexia.org> wrote:
> I previously mentioned this book on the list and said that I'd been
> promised a review copy from the publisher:
> http://www.amazon.com/Objective-Caml-Programming-Language/dp/0981599206
> I received the review copy from Abscissa Press yesterday and I have
> read the first few chapters.  This book is in fact the Jason Hickey
> book which has been floating around on the net for a while, updated by
> Tim Rentsch who I think is Jason's colleague or student.

As someone who *was* Jason's student, I'd suggest that if that book is
clearly derived from Jason's book but Jason's name isn't on the cover
you should definitely be asking questions about that.  I would say
more but I don't want to put words in Jason's mouth.


Nathan Gray