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Re: ANN: Version Control with Subversion published by O'Reilly Media

From: Faheem Mitha <faheem_at_email.unc.edu>
Date: 2004-06-24 20:16:58 CEST

On 23 Jun 2004 14:18:20 -0500, Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz@red-bean.com> wrote:
> On behalf of Ben Collins-Sussman, C. Michael Pilato, and myself, I am
> proud to announce that "Version Control with Subversion" has been
> published by O'Reilly Media! Many thanks to all Subversion
> committers, in addition to those who directly helped out with the book
> (acknowledged here: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/pr02s06.html).
> If you'd like to buy the book online and send a few extra pennies our
> way, please buy via this link (Amazon.com):
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/buy/
> Before you rush off to buy copies for yourself and all of your family,
> we'd like to remind you of the following:
> * If you want to get the book as soon as possible, pre-order it now.
> It will be widely released on June 29th, 2004.
> * Version Control with Subversion is licensed under the Creative
> Commons Attribution License (version 2.0).
> * You've always wanted to own a book that says "Subversion" in big
> friendly letters on the cover.
> * The book is always freely available from http://svnbook.red-bean.com/
> * It's good to have a few spare copies of the O'Reilly book lying
> around in case you lend one to a friend.

I have had the Subversion Book on preorder with Amazon for a
while. Just a couple of questions. Firstly, what revision (in the
repository sense) does the book correspond to? Roughly how long would
you estimate it will take before the book becomes too obsolete to be
useful? Six months, 1 yr... I suppose you plan to bring out new
editions of the Book periodically.

Part of the reason I bought the book is that I am trying to get the
small research group I work in to use version control and specifically
Subversion. So I figure that flashing a shiny new O'Reilly paperback
will do no harm.:-)

Please CC me on any reply. I'm not subscribed. Thanks.

                                                      Regards, Faheem.

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