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Re: Programming first steps.

On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 04:17:11PM +0000, Rob Bradford wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 04:40:36PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

>> If it is all about the intellectual journey, definitely take a
>> functional, higher-order, statically typed language. OCaml has my
>> heart

> I suggest you start with Standard ML if you are going down the functional
> route. After-all its what *real* *working* programmers use. [1]

I don't know how much 'industry' uses SML, but there is industry using
Caml, for sure. And I would think that in Debian, there is more ocaml
software than SML software ;)


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