[Tutor] New Introductory Book

Eric Lake ericlake at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 7 02:05:03 CET 2007

For that price the book better write my code for me.

Alex Ezell wrote:
> On 11/6/07, Chris Calloway <cbc at unc.edu> wrote:
>> Michael H. Goldwasser wrote:
>>>    We are pleased to announce the release of a new Python book.
>> Why is this book $102?
> Supply and demand aside, I suspect the market for this, based on both
> the publisher and the author's employment, is mostly
> educational/collegiate. Therefore, this book is likely to be assigned
> as a textbook and can command a premium price from buyers who have
> little to no choice but to buy it. Additionally, it may not be
> marketed on the wider bookstore shelves, so must make the most of the
> market which it does reach.
> That's all conjecture. What I do know is fact is that I can't afford it.
> /alex
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