At 09:32 13/03/2001, you wrote:
>At 09:27 13/03/01 +0000, you wrote:
> >At 09:08 13/03/2001, you wrote:
> >> > If all else fails I'll be raiding Matts script archive ;)
> >>
> >>Walking round PC World yesterday (nice to look at things then buy them £50
> >>cheaper online :) ) and spotted a Perl Book written by Matt Wright, with a
> >>CD including many scripts from his site. What made even more amused was 
> that
> >>there was a whacking great recommendation to buy it, blazoned across the
> >>top, from the one and only Randal Schwartz. Hmmmmm....
> >
> >I bought this book a couple of years ago with the plan to write a damning
> >criticism of it. Never had the time tho'. Maybe someday...
> >
> >Randal says that his comments were quoted out of context and that it was
> >the last time he accepted payment for commenting on a book.
> >
> >Dave...
> >
>If anyone is interested the web site for the book is at:
>Randal's comment is:
>This book should definitely be on your shelf for ready-to-run programs and
>inspiration for your own custom programs.
>According to the website Randal Schwartz is co-author of 'Programming in
>Perl', has anyone seen this book, is it any good?

Just been wandering around the website and (as an owner of the book) was 
able to access the 'private' areas. There's a message board for the 
discussion of the scripts in the book and it's based on Matt's wwwboard 
script. Current messages have dates like 3/12/101 and when you read the 
message the full date is March 12, 19101 at 17:58:28!

Good advert for the book - lucky you only get to see it once you've read 
the book!



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