Re: Faq maintainers and commericialism


Danny R. Faught (
Fri, 16 Apr 1999 09:34:00 -0500

On Fri, Apr 16, 1999 at 02:53:28PM +0300, Jari Aalto+list.faq wrote:
> I see noting bad on this. The review process when you have to concentrate
> on the book layout and chapter order and presentation will make the existing
> document even better after the process.
> In the end the published book is something permanent, ad a reference
> for emplyee when you seek for a work or research job in the future.
> A web publification is not much of a "hard currency" in job market.
> jari

How do people feel about The Jargon File, published in book form as
The New Hacker's Dictionary? I avoided buying the book for a long
time because I had online access to the information. But finally I
bought the book, happy to support the author's efforts, and to get the
additional graphics that were only published in the book.


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