[rescue] Forth books (Old Thread)

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri May 28 10:36:05 CDT 2004

> From: "Sheldon T. Hall" <shel at cmhcsys.com>
> Date: 2004/05/28 Fri PM 03:23:02 GMT
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Forth books (Old Thread)

> Speaking of old books ... our island's little library has a book sale every
> month or so; they sell cheaply anything of which they have too many copies,
> or which hasn't been checked out in a long time.  Last time, I got a first
> edition (paperback, second printing) of the New Hacker's Dictionary for
> US$1.00.  Just the trademark acknowledgements page is a real trip....

Yeah, ESR - I'm having a rough time getting through his latest "work" - "The Art of Unix Programming" - don't know what the problem is, the writing is just dense (as in thick, or thoughtful), I guess...

Can't decide if I like it or not, I'm about half way through it now...

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