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Date: 2007-01-25 (20:26)
From: Yaron M. Minsky <yminsky@j...>
Subject: Re: The OCaml Summer Project
One quick follow-up: the email address I gave was actually not 
functioning at all until about 10 minutes ago, and all messages sent to 
it have been silently eaten by our spam-filter.  I apologize.  Emails 
should go through now.


Yaron M. Minsky wrote:
> I am pleased to announce the OCaml Summer Project. The project is aimed 
> at encouraging growth in the OCaml community by funding students over 
> the summer to work on open-source projects in OCaml. At the end of the 
> summer, we will fly all of the students who have completed their 
> projects succesfully out for a meeting in New York, where people will 
> present their projects and get a chance to shmooze with other members of 
> the OCaml community.
> The project is being funded and run by Jane Street Capital. As people on 
> the list likely know at this point, we make extensive use of OCaml here 
> at Jane Street, and are excited about the idea of encouraging and 
> growing the OCaml community.
> If you'd like to learn more about the project, you can look at our 
> website here:
> We'd love to have professors tell their students about the project, 
> since we hope it will do some real good in terms of increasing interest 
> in functional programming.
> Please direct any questions or suggestions you have to 
> y
> (p.s., we had a few DNS problems over the last day or so, so if you have 
> trouble reaching the site, it should get resolved when caches expire 
> later today.)