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Your editor recommends that the authors of that book be immediately sacked.
I think they should just re-write it in an entirely different style at great expense and at the last minute.
Atomic context and kernel API design
Posted Mar 25, 2008 20:37 UTC (Tue) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
what you are missing is that I remember correctly our editor is one of the authors.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 20:46 UTC (Tue) by vmole (guest, #111)
Uh, no. What you missed is the Python reference.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 21:40 UTC (Tue) by pr1268 (subscriber, #24648)
I think you both are correct - IIRC our editor was/is an author and there's a Monty Python reference.
I must say, I do admire our editor's integrity in this matter.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 23:52 UTC (Tue) by vomlehn (subscriber, #45588)
There are many cases where admitting you are wrong and suggesting a punishment preempts
someone else suggesting a more suitable punishment. I'm suggesting flogging is a suitable
punishment. Well, not really, I was just caught up in the entertainment value of a good
In reality, writing is a severe form of self-flagellation and I am grateful our editor
subjected himself to it. I first bought the Second Edition of Lunux Device Drivers, bought the
Third Edition as soon as I saw it was out, and will buy the Fourth Edition as soon as I learn
of its existence.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 20:42 UTC (Tue) by allesfresser (subscriber, #216)
Bring in the wonder llama consultants.
Posted Mar 25, 2008 21:33 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Paging Jeff Minter...
Posted Apr 2, 2008 0:35 UTC (Wed) by roelofs (guest, #2599)
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