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disintermediating technical publishers part two

immediately after i wrote "disintermediating technical publishers" , i thought about how i had failed to stress that i was primarily writing about the reference books as epitomized by the camel book , and that the future for oreilly lay in the hacks series and their pogue press offerings, which have attracted my attention and dollars lately. .

kellan comes to a similar conclusion and makes an astute observation about the hacks series :

"The Hacks books are short, relevant, and fun. They build on the what I consider to be the best O'Reilly book ever, the Perl Cookbook, but corrected for the accelerated, networked world we live in."
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11/09/2003 06:20:00 PM 0 comments


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