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- Subject: Re: PiL 1
- From: Alexander Gladysh <agladysh@...>
- Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 15:25:40 +0400
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 15:17, Matthew Wild <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 12 October 2011 12:05, Alexander Gladysh <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 15:00, Petite Abeille <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Oct 12, 2011, at 12:47 PM, Alexander Gladysh wrote:
>>>> I humbly ask Lua team to stop confusing people and remove PiL 1 from
>>>> free access.
>>> Nonsense. Get a grip :)
>> For me this not a nonsense, but a real problem that eats time.
>> We continuously hire programmers to code in Lua. Almost everyone does
>> not have prior experience with the language. Almost everyone stumbles
>> upon this problem.
> And you can't afford a non-free copy of the book for these people?
We can and we do sponsor the purchases.
The problem is that people start reading PiL when they get invited to
the interview or even earlier. I guess that we have to put "do not
read PiL 1" in the vacancy text, but that's a little ridiculous.