Erlang Book - again

Dmitrii Dimandt <>
Wed Aug 30 08:32:32 CEST 2006


On 8/29/06, Joe Armstrong (TN/EAB) <> wrote:
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>  I don't think PH could be forced to do this - persuaded perhaps - forced
> no.
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Well, that's what I meant. More or less :)

I'll write and ask them.
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> The book is however sadly out of date.
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It still could be a good read, I think.

For those who are interested I have started writing a new book.
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It has proved to be difficult to find a publisher so I will be using a print
> on demand service to print the book.
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> I hope you'll all buy it. If you want any particular material covering
> send me a mail.
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Yes. Considering the fact that I'm already eyeing the old book on Amazon UK,
I'll definitely by the new one!

/Joe
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> *Subject:* Erlang Book - again
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> What are the chances of "Concurrent Programming in Erlang" book becoming
> available online in its entirety?
>
> Why I'm asking this is that the book is clearly out of print (see Amazon
> here<http://www.amazon.com/Concurrent-Programming-in/dp/013508301X/sr=8-1/qid=1156864630/ref=pd_bbs_1/104-0196500-5209562?ie=UTF8>and
> here<http://www.amazon.com/Concurrent-Programming-in/dp/B000GXDXH8/sr=8-12/qid=1156864630/ref=sr_1_12/104-0196500-5209562?ie=UTF8>).
> The only available books are available at ridiculous prices<http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/013508301X/ref=dp_olp_0/104-0196500-5209562?ie=UTF8&condition=all>
> .
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> Practical Common Lisp <http://www.gigamonkeys.com/book/> has been online
> forever, it seems. And the publisher gave the author perennial rights to
> publish the book on the web.
> Moreover, Paul Graham's "On Lisp" is now also available for download<http://www.paulgraham.com/onlisp.html>
> .
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> May be Prentice Hall could be forced into giving the rights to the book
> back to its authors? And may be the authors could be persuaded to create an
> online copy of it? :)
>
> Or, better still, may be the authors could be persuaded to write a new
> book :)
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