[Seaside] Seaside books

Roger Whitney whitney at cs.sdsu.edu
Tue Oct 16 23:41:10 UTC 2007

Autopublishing has advantages, but publishing via traditional means  
also have advantages. Besides having an editor having a Seaside book  
in the shelves of bookstores would improve Seaside's visibility.

On Oct 16, 2007, at 5:11 AM, Blake wrote:

> Damn. Sent this to the generl purpose list by mistake.
> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 22:01:58 -0700, Victor <vmgoldberg at verizon.net>  
> wrote:
>> You could be your own publisher, in the internet.  Use Seaside to  
>> build a publishing site.  :-)
> Well, publishing in the traditional sense requires many people and  
> also
> some dead trees.<s>
> (Actually, going through the laser game tutorial has given me a  
> number of
> ideas as how traditional Squeak could be improved with some
> manual-building tools. But that's a separate issue.)
>> If you build a neat site, that could be good selling point.
>> Autopublishing in the internet has the advantage of removing the  
>> middleman and everybody else benefits.
> I'm all for it. And as Conrad points out there's Lulu. I would  
> probably be
> uncomfortable releasing a book that didn't have a number of editors
> besides myself. (Three is good: One general editor, one very good  
> language
> person, and one tech person.) If I self-publish I have to find (and  
> pay!)
> those people myself. A good editor is worth her weight in gold.  
> (And I use
> "her" here because the best editors I've had have been women.)
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Roger Whitney              Department of Computer Science
whitney at cs.sdsu.edu        San Diego State University
http://www.eli.sdsu.edu/   San Diego, CA 92182-7720

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