[Edu-sig] Wanted: Head First Python author

Jason Cunliffe jason.cunliffe at verizon.net
Wed Oct 8 15:34:36 EDT 2003

Hello. Yes that's some encouraging news.
I'd like to contribute, but not as lead author. I can offer:

- Graphic skills for illustrating Head First Python schematics
  [ Work closely, intelligently with lead author[s] to produce suitable art
& layout]

- Experienced QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator etc etc

- 10 years+ experience in book and magazine design & production
   [Need to make sure that in this kind of book text and illustration are
really in sync, layed out in good order for teh rader with true
understanding of content]

- love of Python and edu-sig [of course]

Jason Cunliffe

jasonic at nomadics.org
84 Henry Street
Brooklyn NY 11201
718 422-1078

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org>
To: <edu-sig at python.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2003 1:07 PM
Subject: [Edu-sig] Wanted: Head First Python author

> I brought the idea of Head First Python up with O'Reilly, and they're
> at least lukewarm.  I think if the right author presented him/herself
> they might warm up to the idea a lot more.  A few people here showed
> interest, but I intentionally didn't jot down their names (I have no
> time to head this particular effort myself and am trying to stay out
> of the loop).  But if you think you could be the lead on the author
> team and can make a convincing case to O'Reilly, please write me and
> I'll introduce you to Jonathan Gennick.  If you'd like to participate
> but not as a lead, please post here so others know about your
> interest.
> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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