O'Reilly Squeak book?

Bob Ingria ingria at world.std.com
Wed Apr 17 04:26:03 UTC 2002

At 04:32 PM 4/16/2002 -0700, Tim Rowledge wrote:
>Mark Guzdial <guzdial at cc.gatech.edu> is claimed by the authorities to have 
> > I tried that strategy with the White book.  It contains a CD with Squeak
> > 2.7 and 2.8, and all examples are guaranteed to work there.  But most
> > hobbyists will go directly to Squeak.Org and download the Latest, which
> > can't be guaranteed to work with anything written on dead trees.
>Then perhaps we should make very clear (probably in big type with
>flashing arrows and electric fences all around) to point to a suitable
>release on squeak.org. Something like:-
>If you want to work with the tutorials in Slartibartfast's excellent
>book 'Squeak on 5 Altairan dollars a day' you must download <this>
>version of Squeak. Later versions are guaranteed to not work and your
>birth certificate will be invalidated.

Actually, if you use the wrong version, you have to be dead for tax 
purposes for a few years.

Bob Ingria
As always, at a slight angle to the universe

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