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Re: Should I upgrade my "Learning Perl" Book?

by wolfger (Deacon)
on Jul 27, 2005 at 16:51 UTC ( #478676=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Should I upgrade my "Learning Perl" Book?

If you really want to waste some cash, then instead of 4th Edition Llama go buy 2nd Edition Aoudad. Not only is there a book out for something that doesn't quite exist yet, but it's in 2nd edition already! Does anybody else find that to be absurd, or is it just me?

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Re^2: Should I upgrade my "Learning Perl" Book?
by brian_d_foy (Abbot) on Jul 27, 2005 at 20:44 UTC

    If any topic needs frequent and multiple editions, it's Perl 6. They could have a new edition every six months and have mostly new material. I think all the of Perl 6 books pre-date Pugs. :)

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    brian d foy <brian@stonehenge.com>

      So we get lock-in to buy new versions perpetually until it's finished/right/complete... Sounds like my least-favorite OS. :-)

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