[erlang-questions] Erlang Book - again

S.J.Thompson <>
Tue Sep 5 10:32:36 CEST 2006

great idea! A related suggestion is that as well as making it freely
available is also to make it available via a "print on demand"  service,
so that you can get a book-like copy if you wish. You can see an example
of this at


Kind regards,


On Tue, 29 Aug 2006, Dmitrii Dimandt wrote:

> 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>
> .
> 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>
> .
> 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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