[Haskell-cafe] The implementation of Functional
robdockins at fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 6 14:21:57 EST 2005
The following discussion occurred last September. Is there any kind of
update on any version of this book?
John Meacham writes:
> > >I am looking for the book "The implementation of Functional
> > >Programming languages" by S. L. Peyton Jones.
> > This book is out of print and currently there is no electronic version
> > of it. The Haskell bookstore folk are working on reconstructing it and
> > making it available for print-on-demand,
> > http://www.cafepress.com/haskell_books/, but it's not clear when
> > exactly it will be available.
> > Your other option is to try to find a used copy, but they are pretty
> > expensive.
> I am working on getting that book available in the haskell bookstore. I
> searched quite a while before I found a used printed copy at a
> reasonable price and my search was part of my motivation for creating
> the bookstore.
> It is a bit trickier than the other books on the site because I only
> have a scanned in copy of the print version to work with, rather than
> LaTeX source. but I should have time this week to get it online.
My wife (mainly) and I, with Simon's permission, have been working on
getting a web-enabled version of this available for quite some time. It
hovers on the brink of completion, and should be there Real Soon Now as
well. This will include a web enabled table of contents and next and back
If I'd known how much time she would put in, I'd have never asked her for "a
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