[erlang-questions] Book expectations
Sat Dec 15 11:45:40 CET 2007
Just wondering...any final date for the book?
> From: joelr1@REDACTED> To: matthew@REDACTED> Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 23:41:13 +0000> CC: erlang-questions@REDACTED> Subject: [erlang-questions] Book expectations> > Matthew,> > On Dec 14, 2007, at 11:01 PM, Matthew Dempsky wrote:> > > It is my hope that if you write about Erlang driver threads and timers> > (or any topic), you will be writing from actual experience in using> > them in production or at least an environment where you impose> > production-like restrictions on yourself. Otherwise, it belongs in a> > blog post, not a book.> > > I hate to disappoint you but my goal for the book is not for me to write> about things I have experience with in a production environment. My goal> is to clearly explain topics that may otherwise look obscure.> > Device drivers are one such topic.> > I don't aim to pass myself off as an expert. I do aim for deep and > complete> coverage of every topic that I write about. This is the reason I ask > questions.> > Does this make me qualified or unqualified to write the book? I don't > know!> You will be the judge once the book is 2/3 finished and enters the Prags> beta book program.> > Do you think you are more qualified to write an Erlang book than I am?> You may well be. Please feel free to write another Erlang book,> we don't have enough of them at the moment!> > Thanks, Joel> > --> http://wagerlabs.com> > _______________________________________________> erlang-questions mailing list> erlang-questions@REDACTED> http://www.erlang.org/mailman/listinfo/erlang-questions
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