[racket] Offtopic: Learning SML

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Sun Sep 18 19:58:04 EDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 5:31 PM, John Clements
<clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> My impression is that ocaml is much more actively developed & maintained that SML.
> Furthermore, having used both (2-3K in each?), I believe that the only differences you'll
> encounter early will be ocaml's single semicolon rather than SML's double (or is it the
> other way?), and SML's top-level pattern-matching.

>From what I read they seem pretty similar; I was more concerned with
the pedagogy of the book, I haven't quite found something for OCaml
that gets anywhere close to the stuff I see pop up on the list.

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