[Python-Dev] Free Icon books

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Sat Jun 5 23:56:32 EDT 2004

Speaking of Icon, the 3 major books published on it are available for free
downloading in PDF format now:


I especially recommend the "Design & Implementation" book, which is out of
print.  There are few good books about the implementations of very high
level languages, and this book is excellent.  It no longer matches the
current implementation of Icon in several respects, but who cares <wink>.
Two (also free) separate technical reports try to explain how the current
implementation differs:


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