----- Original Message ----- 
From: Phil Tomson <ptkwt / shell1.aracnet.com>
To: ruby-talk ML <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>; <ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp>
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 6:11 PM
Subject: [ruby-talk:15995] Re: Traffic seems to be up significantly


> In article <01052919094202.00967 / linux>,
> Albert Wagner  <alwagner / tcac.net> wrote:
> >What is everyone calling the "Pickaxe" book?
> 
> Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
> by Dave Thomas and Andrew Hunt

And in case it's unclear, people call it the Pickaxe Book because
there are some rubies on the cover along with a  pickaxe.

This moniker makes me think of the old "dragon book" (Aho, Sethi,
Ullman?)... ah, nostalgia...

Hal