Erlang Books

bryan rasmussen <>
Fri Feb 10 23:20:21 CET 2006


I'm sure it is, I said I'd probably buy it, nonetheless who the hell
has heard of it. It's a Microsoft Research project! There's gonna be a
book? Then an erlang book should be a shoe in.

Cheers,
Bryan Rasmussen

On 2/10/06, Alex Peake <> wrote:
> F# is a very interesting language. It is really OCaml on .NET. Very powerful
> functional programming ideas with all the libraries of the .NET world.It is,
> in fact, where many of the new ideas in C# 2.0 came from (e.g. the Generics
> implementation) and C# 3.0 (e.g. type inference) are coming from. There is
> an implementation of their LINQ ideas too.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "bryan rasmussen" <>
> To: "Alex Peake" <>
> Cc: <>; "Fernando Rodriguez (by way of Helmut
> Enck-Radana <>)" <>
> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 12:53 PM
> Subject: Re: Erlang Books
>
>
> > Okay if they're going to publish a book on F# they should definitely
> > publish on Erlang, how many people have even heard of F#, that's a
> > really far out idea.... that said I'd probably buy it. or trade in all
> > my C# books for it.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Bryan Rasmussen
> >
> > On 2/10/06, Alex Peake <> wrote:
> > > Quote from James Huddleston of APress (jhuddleston AT ...):
> > >
> > > "...I'm hoping to get the first book out by the end of 2006 and
> establish
> > > Apress as the premier publisher on F# and FP in 2007..."
> > >
> > > So if you give it an FP focus...
> > >
> > > Alex
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Fernando Rodriguez (by way of Helmut Enck-Radana
> > > <>)" <>
> > > To: <>
> > > Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 7:13 AM
> > > Subject: RE: Erlang Books...WAS Re: Where to get Concurrent Programming
> in
> > > Erlang (2nd Edition)
> > >
> > >
> > > > > At 01:55 2006-02-10, Ryan Rawson wrote:
> > > >  > >I'm sure O'Reilly would be more than willing to publish some
> > > >  > books if
> > > >  > >content were furnished.  Although I don't exactly work for them,
> if
> > > >  > >they are willing as you noted to publish "random pet OSS project"
> > > >  > >books, then why not erlang?
> > > >  >
> > > >  > Some years ago they weren't:
> > > >  >
> > > >  > At 11:19 2001-10-18, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> > > >  > >At the last erlang conferense the idea of a new erlang book
> > > >  > was discussed.
> > > >  > >
> > > >  > >I mailed O'reilly they wern't interested - not a big enough
> market.
> > > >
> > > > Why not try A-Press? They've been publishing lisp books, sowhy not an
> > > Erlang on?
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>



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