On May 16, 2006, at 5:21 AM, Kev Jackson wrote:
> I live in the developing world, and the fact is that there are no  
> bookstores that carry Prag Prog titles here - they simply cost too  
> much for the bookstores to carry.  Sadly this means that most  
> developers here don't even think about spending 25-50% of their  
> monthly salary on a book when they can download a pdf from a p2p  
> network.

I don't get this attitude at all.  Either pay the asking price or  
forgo the use of the book.  It is really that simple.  Otherwise you  
are taking the work of another without any compensation.  I don't see  
how your location or income changes the ethics of the situation.

Gary Wright