[toronto-lisp] OCaml

Rudolf Olah omouse at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 13:34:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 23:33 -0500, D. J. Penton wrote:
> I have to get this off my chest.
> I am now seriously obliged to learn OCaml for use in a course in my
> grad program. In 2010 I just tinkered with the language. But the
> honeymoon is over.
> So far I hate OCaml more than words can say. Maybe it's the book I'm
> using to learn it. I ordered a different book from Amazon. I hope the
> new book helps. If not I shall suffer grievously throughout the term.
> I don't half mind Haskell, but Holy Snapping Assholes, Batman - not
> OCaml, pleeeeease.

What is it that you hate about it? I tried it out briefly and it looked
ok. Something like haskell except imperative/deterministic ;p I liked
the pattern matching.

Rudolf Olah <omouse at gmail.com>

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