In article <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507192121430.10750 / harp.ngdc.noaa.gov>,
Ara.T.Howard <Ara.T.Howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
>On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Hal Fulton wrote:
>
>> Ara.T.Howard wrote:
>>> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005, Hal Fulton wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> But I am happy with Ruby until something better comes along.
>>>> Such as Ruby 2.0.
>>> 
>>> what do you think of ocaml hal?
>>> 
>>
>> Is that an Irish animal that can go for a week
>> without a drink?
>
>yes.  ;-)
>
>>
>> Seriously, I've never looked at that one. Nor
>> Haskell either.
>>
>> I know I should look at things like that, but my
>> to-do list is already formidable.
>
>i bought a very expensive book on it from
>
>   http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/ocaml_for_scientists/
>
>it was quite good but bloody expensive.  ping me and i'll loan it to you.
>


So, Ara, what do you think of OCaml after reading that book?  
(investigating OCaml has been on my TODO list for a few years now, but 
it'll have to wait till my thesis is done).  


Phil