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Date: -- (:)
From: Tim Rentsch <txr@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The new OCaml book (Objective Caml Programming Language by Tim Rentsch)
>  Coming back to the Hickey/Rentsch book(s), I feel deeply sad about
>  the mess that is unfolding on this list.  I proofread a draft of Jason
>  Hickey's book, at his request, and found it very good and just what
>  the OCaml community is still missing: a well-written, English-language
>  book on Caml appropriate both as a reference and as teaching material.
>  (I'm not criticizing the other books in english on OCaml -- thanks God
>  they exist! -- just noting that they don't quite fit this exact purpose.)
>  What we now have is lawsuit material...  I sincerely hope some kind of
>  agreement can still be found at this point.

I'm glad this sentiment found public expression.  I have also a
longer response but after some reflection decided it would be better
to send that as an individual email than in a public message.