O'Reilly Squeak book?

G.J.Tielemans at dinkel.utwente.nl G.J.Tielemans at dinkel.utwente.nl
Wed Apr 17 18:47:56 UTC 2002

Users know it:

I bought Mark's White book and made this mistake (In full conscious) Now I
have to reinstall the old image to do the tutorials again, I know... but why
don't I do that? 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Rowledge [mailto:tim at sumeru.stanford.edu]
> Sent: woensdag 17 april 2002 1:32
> To: squeak-dev at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> Subject: Re: O'Reilly Squeak book?
> Mark Guzdial <guzdial at cc.gatech.edu> is claimed by the 
> authorities to have written:
> > 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.
> tim
> -- 
> Tim Rowledge, tim at sumeru.stanford.edu, http://sumeru.stanford.edu/tim
> Useful random insult:- One flower short of an arrangement.

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