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Date: 2009-04-02 (13:31)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: LLC book [was: Questions]
On Thursday 02 April 2009 13:41:01 Ed Keith wrote:
> Having said that, I currently have some free time time and would be willing
> to offer my assistance to this project. It would give me the opportunity to
> hone my writing and ocaml skills, and I believe as an experienced
> professional programmer (I have worked in government, military, finance,
> medicine, aviation, and research) and ocaml newbie I could bring a useful
> perspective to the project.
> I hope I can be of service,

I think the existing books cover the core parts of the language well so there 
is no need for further work in that area but I would like to see books 
covering the following topics:

. Batteries (!).

. Libraries, e.g. LablGTK.

. Post 3.10 camlp4.

. Other tools, e.g. menhir, dpygen, bitstrings, micmatch.

There are also some areas where I think today's OCaml software could be 

. Automatic FFI stub JIT compilation using LLVM.

. OpenGL 3 bindings.

. GUI libraries.

. IDEs (probably depends upon GUI libraries).

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.