On 7 Jan 2001, David Hodgkinson wrote:

> > And anyway, computing by publisher is getting a lot better. You just
> > browse O'Reilly, Addison Wesley and Prentice Hall.
> Heretic. Manning publish Conway's OO Perl book.
What? You browse for errors/ typos in Conway's book?

Anyway, the point was, you avoid the Osbourne, Sams etc books. Signal to
noise is too high in them.


That, of course, means that my point was invalid, cos the talk was
about finding known books, rather than avoiding mining the dross.



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