On 9/21/06, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <znmeb / cesmail.net> wrote:
> Adelle Hartley wrote:
> > When I saw the title of this thread, I was expecting a funny list.
> >
> > Adelle.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Yeah, me too ... in fact, I was all set to create a couple ...
>
> aw shucks ... why not?
>
> Top Ten Rejected Ruby Book Ideas
>
> 10. Ruby for Forth Programmers
> 9.  Duck Recipes
> 8.  The Chunky Bacon Cookbook
> 7.  Premature Optimization for Ruby
> 6.  Ruby Germs
> 5.  Software Engineering Processes -- How to Take the Fun out of Ruby
> Programming
> 4.  The Sound of One Duck Typing
> 3.  Building a Static Web Site With Rails in Three Weeks
> 2.  Inside The Commodore 64 Ruby Compiler
>
> and of course, the number one rejected Ruby book idea:
>
> 1.  Why Perl, Python, PHP, Java, C#, Pike, Lua, Forth, COBOL, APL, Lisp,
> PL/I and Even Macro Assembler are *Way* Better Than Ruby
>

11. 'With Wrath Divine': Blogging About Ruby Performance