[Chicago] book for review: Standard Lib

Martin Maney maney at two14.net
Sun Jul 3 18:20:55 CEST 2011

On Sun, Jul 03, 2011 at 10:51:15AM -0500, Adam Jenkins wrote:
> It's hard to review a reference book. You can't "read" it. It must be
> used in practice for a while to see if it measures up.

Then it even simpler: Paper books are for reading.  Paper reference
books are just obsolete.

But I wanted to paraphrase Dorothy Parker, or whichever Algonquin wit
actually coined that one - it's hard to pin it down.

Hebb's dictum:  If it isn't worth doing, it isn't worth doing well.

More information about the Chicago mailing list