[Novalug] Old books available
tux2dave at davearonson.com
Wed Jan 20 08:11:08 EST 2010
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd <JECottrell3 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Yes, but in the beginning was the Word, and what would computers be without
> them, much less an Office suite?
That's an interesting question to nybble on, but my reply is still,
byte me! We could excel just fine without some invisio higher
powerpointing out how to access a RAM.
> Another of DEK's contributions was the Book of Job Control.
But was that one any good? We'll be the Judges of that! (Okay, the
rest of you can be Judges II....) At least, once I've read the whole
> As for his later work, the Art of Computer Programming,
> I heard it got MIXed Reviews.
If you keep this up, I predict an exodus from this list!
> P.S. OK we give up ... what was his real first work?
Perhaps I wasn't clear; DEK's first published work was the the
Potrzebie System of Weights and Measures.
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