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i got them as well...
i replied with the questions who he was and why he sent me this, and he told
me he was "just trying to help ruby newbies out"..
i suppose he meant well.. he just did the wrong thing :P
greetings, Dirk.


2006/1/30, dblack / wobblini.net <dblack / wobblini.net>:
>
> Hi --
>
> On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Peter Hickman wrote:
>
> > For some unfathomable reason I have received four emails containing
> various
> > Ruby related ebooks:
> >
> > Pragmatic Programmer, From Journeyman to Master.pdf
> > Syngress - Ruby Developer's Guide.pdf
> > The Pickaxe.pdf
> > Game Programming with Python Lua And Ruby.pdf
> > The Ruby way.chm
> > Ruby in a nutshell.chm
> >
> > To my knowledge none of these are free, anyone else get them?
> >
> > They came from Mubin Aktan <biyokuantum / yahoo.com> and the to list was
> > obiefernandez / gmail.com, pat.eyler / gmail.com, paul.umbers / gmail.com,
> > peter / semantico.com, petermichaux / yahoo.com
>
> Yes, I got them too, with four or five other people on the to list.
>
> Unfathomable is right.  I can't begin to figure out what's behind
> this.  Sheer malice springs to mind.
>
>
> David
>
> --
> David A. Black
> dblack / wobblini.net
>
> "Ruby for Rails", from Manning Publications, coming May 1, 2006!
> http://www.manning.com/books/black
>
>

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