Here's the toc: http://www.tinker.tv/download/afreebsd2_toc.pdf
--- Sam I Am <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > cpghost wrote: > > On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 00:48:19 -0800 > > "Ted Mittelstaedt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > >>> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Behalf Of Joshua Isom > >>> Although I haven't looked much into any FreeBSD > book, I wouldn't be > >>> surprised at all if FreeBSD's documentation > combined with > >>> freebsd-questions would outweigh it. > >>> > >> It's not the raw knowledge that is the power. > It's the presentation. > >> Newbies cannot digest the FreeBSD docs since the > docs assume the > >> user isn't a newbie. > >> > > > > Right! One can't emphasize this enough. > > > > IMHO, computer books should be time savers, i.e. a > guide highlighting > > the most important aspects of some topic in a > unique way. Authors of > > such books shouldn't be afraid to tell readers to > go RTFM after > > presenting an overview... unless it's a very > narrowly focused book. > > > > A good tutorial beats a 350 pages book anytime; > and a 350 pages > > book with the right mix of selected topics beats > an 800+ pages > > "reference-style" all-rounder book as well, most > of the time. > > > > -cpghost. > > > > The book announcement says that the book is > completely revised. > > (http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781593271510/#top) > > I am interested if this book covers mostly FreeBSD 6 > or 7. I also would > like to see the table of contents online. > Maybe, I will just have to go to Borders or some > place like that. > > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > Michael Sherman http://msherman77.blogspot.com/ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"