[plt-scheme] 2 books

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Dec 11 10:32:28 EST 2009

Read PLAI first.

On Dec 11, 2009, at 9:55 AM, keydana at gmx.de wrote:

> Hi all,
> the "one eyed man" thread reminded me of a question I'd wanted to  
> ask for some time - I'd very much like to know your
> opinions on two books which I thought might be "authoritative", but  
> have not yet seen mentioned on this list (well, I could
> have missed it of course):
> http://www.amazon.com/Design-Concepts-Programming-Languages-Franklyn/dp/0262201755/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books-intl-de&qid=1260542775&sr=8-1
> and
> http://www.amazon.com/Concepts-Techniques-Models-Computer-Programming/dp/0262220695/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books-intl-de&qid=1260542477&sr=8-1
> I've bought both of them, but have not touched the second yet  
> (because this would take quite some time to read). Regarding the  
> first one, I read the first 200 pages or so
> but had problems understanding, so I decided to read PLAI first and  
> perhaps come back to it later.
> I'd like to know what you think of these books?
> Thanks for any replies,
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