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- Subject: Re: PiL 1
- From: Alexander Gladysh <agladysh@...>
- Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 15:38:01 +0400
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 15:31, Petite Abeille <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2011, at 1:28 PM, Alexander Gladysh wrote:
>> 1. Please clearly mark each page in the PiL 1 as "this documents Lua
>> 5.0, current version is Lua 5.1, see differences here" (or something
>> like this).
>> 2. Is there anything we (community, our company, me personally) can do
>> to make PiL 2 publicly available?
> "The book is a detailed and authoritative introduction to all aspects of Lua programming, by Lua's chief architect. The first edition was aimed at Lua 5.0 and remains largely relevant. (See the errata.)
> If you find this online version useful, please consider buying a copy of the second edition, which updates the text to Lua 5.1 and brings substantial new material. This helps to support the Lua project."
> This should answer, and address, both your questions.
As for the second question (the support of Lua project): see Eduardo's comment.
I'm not into counting other person's / company money, but if Roberto /
team will setup a donation threshold (say, *for example* a two years
profit from the book), I pledge to chip something sizeable in
personally and we will see what our company would be able to donate as