On Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:06:48 +1200 Andrew Simmons <kod...@gmail.com> wrote:
> As the subject line says, wildly off-topic. But some-one here might know =
> the answer, and it=E2=80=99s been bothering me.
> 
> Such are my failings, I=E2=80=99ve been watching the second series of =
> =E2=80=9CHalt and Catch Fire=E2=80=9D in order to catch up with what the =
> kids are up to these days. In the second episode one of the characters =
> opens what looks like a copy of K&R first edition, but the cover is =
> blue. I thought that the colour correction on my TV might be deceiving =
> me, or possibly the vertical hold was on the fritz, but he did it again =
> in the third episode, and the cover was still blue.
> 
> So my question is, did there ever exist an edition of K&R in that colour =
> scheme, or is gcc to blame for the inaccuracy?=

Amazon trade ins of The C programming Language shows a cyan
blue cover -- it says "Eastern Economic Edition" and it is the
second edition.

http://www.amazon.com/Programming-Language-Brian-W-Kernighan/dp/8120305965/ref=sr_1_2?s=tradein-aps&srs=9187220011&ie=UTF8&qid=1434409938&sr=8-2&keywords=the+c+programming+language

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