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Re: Publishing and PostgreSQL

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Publishing and PostgreSQL
Date: 2005-08-11 17:24:00
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On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 05:04:36AM -0400, Robert Treat wrote:
> Yes, I think Josh left out that part of the story... that for a lot of people 
> qualified to write a book you can make more doing consulting work. 

Well, I suppose; but I suspect in this line of work, you need to
think of the book as a loss leader.  The work is lost opportunity,
but it will later drive up your rates as "Author of _x_".  Or, that's
how it's rumoured to work, anyway ;-)

A

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