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Re^3: Free Perl Books

by Wassercrats
on Oct 19, 2004 at 02:42 UTC ( #400393=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Free Perl Books
in thread Free Perl Books

I haven't checked any book stores recently. Maybe Fry's noticed a drop in popularity of Perl books. Someone should email them to ask.

If you really want to see a drop, wait until it's closer to Perl 6 time, when stores won't know whether to stock the old Perl 5 books or wait for the Perl 6 books, and newbie programmers won't know which to learn.

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Re^4: Free Perl Books
by apotheon (Deacon) on Oct 19, 2004 at 10:01 UTC
    Newbies will almost certainly just pick up Perl 6 books — especially if they're used to the Microsoft method of marketing, where the higher number is always "better" (tongue firmly in cheek).

    - apotheon
    CopyWrite Chad Perrin

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