Burn some books (please)...

yaipa h. yaipa at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 29 04:41:24 CEST 2003


As a way of saying thanks, I purchased two copies of your fine book.
One for myself and one for our local library.



mertz at gnosis.cx (David Mertz, Ph.D.) wrote in message news:<mailman.1062092463.6803.python-list at python.org>...
> Alex Martelli <aleax at aleax.it> wrote previously:
> |>>Very long ago, some books where burnt in public,
> |Very long as in, Winter 2001/2002, for example?
> |...as long of course as the books you burn belong to you, that's a form of
> |political speech which is just as acceptable as burning a flag.
> I just want to point out to the readership that many copies of _Text
> Processing in Python_ are available at your local bookstore for public
> burning.  There's heresy in that book!  (apparently I trend a bit to far
> in an FP direction :-)).
> I think I can speak for Alex in pointing out that _Python in a Nutshell_
> also makes for excellent kindling.
> Yours, David...

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