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Date: 2005-02-02 (21:36)
From: Christopher A. Watford <christopher.watford@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Estimating the size of the ocaml community
On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 16:31:28 -0500, Yaron Minsky <> wrote:
> - Some schools teach ocaml.  Brown and Caltech apparently have intro ocaml
>  courses.  Any other places that teach the language?  Any ideas on how many
>  students go through these courses?

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign uses OCaml to teach
programming language theory classes. This is where I was introduced to
OCaml for the first time. Basically we built parsers, lexers, and type
checkers. Function programming was included in the coursework, but
mainly to show its strong suits. Haskell is also taught in these

Christopher A. Watford