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From: William Neumann <wneumann@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The new OCaml book (Objective Caml Programming Language by Tim Rentsch)
The Jan. 11, 2008 pdf copy of his book says:

"This book has been submitted for publication by Cambridge University Press.
This draft may be used until the time the book appears in print"

I don't know what the current status of that publication is, however.

2009/2/27 Nathaniel Gray <n8gray@gmail.com>

> Sorry, this was meant to go to the list as well:
>
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Nathaniel Gray <n8gray@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 9:42 AM, Richard Jones <rich@annexia.org> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 09:37:05AM -0800, Nathaniel Gray wrote:
> >>> 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.
> >>
> >> I don't think there is any suggestion that it was plagiarised from
> >> him.  In fact I think the author mentions Jason in the introduction ...
> >
> > The list time I spoke to Jason he had a deal with a major publisher
> > for his book.  I think it's safe to say that there is no chance that
> > Jason would allow somebody to publish his book or a derived work
> > without his name on the cover.
>
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -n8
> >
> > --
> > Nathan Gray
> > http://www.n8gray.org/
> >
>
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