SPJ (and others') book. Was: Pointers in Haskell??

Jerzy Karczmarczuk [email protected]
Mon, 10 Dec 2001 09:21:44 +0100


Mark P Jones comments:

...
 
> | > >     Simon Peyton-Jones. The implementation of functional
> | > >     programming languages. Prentice-Hall, 1987
...
> | This book is already on-line at
> |
> | http://research.microsoft.com/Users/simonpj/Papers/student.ps.gz


> That's a useful resource too, but it's not the book that the first
> poster mentioned.  The earlier book was more advanced, more
> research-oriented, and (in most respects) covered more material
> than the later one (which was intended as an executable tutorial).
> 
> Personally, I honestly don't think I would have been able to put
> Gofer together without many hours poring over Simon's 1987 book.

Just for the record: this wonderful (really!) book has others authors
as well: Philip Wadler, Peter Hancock,... contributed, writing some 
chapters.

Jerzy Karczmarczuk
Caen, France

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> 
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