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From: Yoann Padioleau <padator@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Tim Rentsch & The Abscissa Book
Mikkel Fahnøe Jørgensen <mikkel@dvide.com> writes:

> 2009/3/6 Jason Hickey <jyh@cs.caltech.edu>:
>> Dear friends,
>>
>> I have recently reviewed a book titled "The Objective Caml Programming
>> Language," published under the name Tim Rentsch by Abscissa Press,
>> ISBN 978-0-9815992-0-5.  The majority of the text printed in this book
>> was written by me, and it is published without my permission.  To be
>> specific, Mr. Rentsch wrote chapters 14, 15, 17, and the Appendix
>> (totaling 1/3 of the text of this book); the rest is my writing.
>>
>
> I don't have anything polite to say other than to give Jason my full
> support and recommend anyone to not buy that book.
>
> No matter how much editing takes place, this cannot count as original
> work. Most people in software know this.

The question is why fighting over a book that looks dull and boring,
than 10 people will maybe buy, and that can be downloaded anyway
as a pdf on the web ? 

Ok, I am (half) joking, just to relax, there are too much
tension on this mailing list :) I propose a fight between the
two gentlemen: the one who win the next ICFP contest can publish
the book.

>
> Regards,
> Mikkel
>
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