[Perldl] Fwd: unleashed camels run amok!

Joel Berger joel.a.berger at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 06:07:16 HST 2012


I can add that I believe one of the draws of the new edition is a thorough
treatment of unicode handling. Anyone remembering tchrist's legendary SO
answer on unicode knows he's the one to teach it.

http://stackoverflow.com/a/6163129/468327

Joel

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 9:56 AM, David Mertens <dcmertens.perl at gmail.com>
wrote:
> Greetings all -
>
> Camel 4 (Programming Perl Fourth Edition, covering Perl 5.14) is finally
> coming out! Thought everybody here would probably like to know.
>
> Enjoy!
> David
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Tom Christiansen <tchrist at perl.com>
> Date: Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 8:51 AM
> Subject: unleashed camels run amok!
> To: Perl5 Porters Mailing List <perl5-porters at perl.org>
>
>
> I really hate advertising, especially self-serving advertising.
> So please consider the following a public-service announcement.
>
> For whatever reason, for the next week (only, apparently), O'Reilly
> have decided to discount the PDF "ebook" for the brand-new 4th Edition
> of Programming Perl down to $20, compared with the paper edition's
> full retail price of $55.  Call it a 2/3 discount, then.
>
>    http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9780596004927.do
>
> If I were actually being self-serving, I would say nothing, since the
> royalty on the ebook is so much less than on the treebook.  But I figure
> that if anybody deserves a price-break on this book, it's p5p.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> --tom
> --
>    Palindrome of the Day:
>        Desserts I desire not, so long no lost one rise distressed.
>
>
>
> --
>  "Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
>   Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
>   by definition, not smart enough to debug it." -- Brian Kernighan
>
>
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