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[DS-discuss]Re: Intro Books...

From: Suraj
Subject: [DS-discuss]Re: Intro Books...
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 19:22:27 -0700
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James Buchanan wrote on Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 12:09:57PM +1000: 
| Hmm... if  there are going  to be good  intro books, I shall  take the
| liberty  of not  bothering with  such material  in my  programming and
| other technical books for the  kids, instead concentrating on just the
| topic at hand.  This makes  sense, since it avoids duplication.  Every
| book would otherwise  need things like "to make  a workspace, login to
| your shell  account and issue the  commands mkdir ..."  etc.  Which is
| not really what we want  in all books.  Concentrate basic commands and
| system usage  in one book, and the  other books can all  build on this
| level of knowledge.

typically  it  would  be  a  book that  talks  about  introduction  to
fundamentals  and commands:  This would  be for  younger kids  and the
other detailed ones would be for elder ones.

|Who are wise, have the senses to guard their posses-                   |
|sions; the dull are unaware, how they lose                             |
|(understanding wisdom - 10), Thirukkural                               |

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