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Date: 2005-08-08 (20:14)
From: Ken Rose <kenrose@t...>
Subject: [Fwd: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml for Industry]
Oops.  I meant to send this to the list...

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCaml for Industry
Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2005 13:11:14 -0700
From: Ken Rose <kenrose@tfb.com>
Reply-To: rose@acm.org
To: Jon Harrop <jon@ffconsultancy.com>
References: <200508011826.52882.jon@ffconsultancy.com> 

Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Monday 08 August 2005 18:58, skaller wrote:
>>That is a silly conclusion IMHO. Did you really expect existing
>>Ocaml experts to buy a report on use of Ocaml in industry targetted
> My theory was that programmers who appreciate better languages might want some 
> evidence that they can present to their managers in order to help justify the 
> use of non-mainstream languages. I was curious to see if anyone here was in 
> such a position.

I'm a programmer who fits that description.  Unfortunately, I don't have
authority to buy a box of paperclips, let alone spend 800GBP on a report.

> I get the impression that most people here (like me) write OCaml code without 
> benefit of a manager. ;-)

<raises hand>

  - ken