The book will be coming out. I have seen the galleys and the appendices
have gone in.
On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, DL Neil wrote:
> Hi Erik,
> > > Rasmus/others,
> > >
> > > O'Reilly are advertising the imminent release (Mar 2002) of
> > > PHP" (http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/progphp/desc.html).
> > > Is that still going ahead?
> > > (I'll submit an advanced purchase order...)
> > >
> > Hmmm... on the one hand, it's an O'Reilly book, and their books tend
> > shine pretty brightly (though I'm extremely fond of two of my New
> > books, "MySQL" by Paul DuBois and "Python Web Programming" by Steve
> > Holden, very well-written and well-made books). But on the other
> > the writeup at O'Reilly that you link to doesn't really entice me --
> > seems to offer the same topics as most other non-introductory PHP
> > out there.
> > I'd probably pick it up regardless, if only to demonstrate to O'Reilly
> > that there's a demand for more books on PHP. To date, their PHP
> > selection is pathetic.
> > David, did you hear anything more about this?
> You pretty much summed up my viewpoint.
> No I haven't heard any more, but Rasmus has been a bit busy having his
> hand crushed and practicing baby noises, so he's probably in no shape to
> respond just yet!
> All I can find repeatedly says 'any day now', but there's no hard data
> beyond what can be seen (your (IMHO valid) comment notwithstanding) at
> the O'Reilly site.
> Am not keen to put in an advanced order, sight-unseen; and the man is
> usually right here, so ...
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