Magnitude of the wx* market (was: Python In A Nutshell - suggestions)

Laura Lewin Laura_01 at MailAndNews.com
Thu Mar 15 02:11:09 CET 2001


Hi,
Sure, we'll take this suggestion into consideration (on expanding wxPython 
coverage) when we publish the next edition of Python Programming on Win32.
Thanks!
Laura
LLewin at oreilly.com

>===== Original Message From tim at digitig.cix.co.uk =====
>In article
><A909AD29CBD32AFC.4F1641C135749F87.7149617C7C166896 at lp.airnews.net>,
>claird at starbase.neosoft.com (Cameron Laird) wrote:
>
>> In article <3AAA4FE3.B471B689 at northwestern.edu>,
>> Louis Luangkesorn  <lluang at northwestern.edu> wrote:
>> 			.
>> 			.
>> 			.
>> >And while I'm at it, one useful book to have would be on
>> wxWindows/wxPython.  I see references to it in several places, and a
>> few intros on the web, but
>> 			.
>> 			.
>> 			.
>> This is an interesting point.  It's typical in computer
>> book publishing that publishers want more than authors
>> can produce; roughly, someone like ORA would happily
>> print many more titles than they can find authors willing
>> and able to write.
>>
>> I happen to know, though, that several publishers have
>> rejected wxWindows proposals.
>>
>> I doubt, though, that there'd be much trouble making the
>> case that the subject deserves a chapter in a larger work.
>
>And the larger work in question is "Python Programming on Win32" by Mark
>Hammond & Andy Robinson, already published by ORA, so I doubt they'd be
>particularly interested in another! It doesn't have full documentation of
>the wxPython classes, though, just a tutorial introduction. Maybe the way
>to go is to get them to extend it in the next edition?




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