John Joyce wrote:
> 
> On Oct 2, 2007, at 9:39 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> 
>> John Joyce wrote:
>>> K&R is not a sacred religious text and C is not a religion. But, 
>>> that's an unfortunately common attitude among C forums though...
>>
>> I'd say K&R is pretty close to a sacred religious text. Certainly K&R 
>> is a lot closer to a sacred text than a lot of other programming 
>> language books out there. The only others I can recall that even come 
>> close are the Lisp 1.5 manual, "Structure and Interpretation of 
>> Computer Programs", and the Clocksin - Mellish Prolog book.
>>
> Ah, come on, man, what about Larry Wall's camel?!
> That's like the Hunter S. Thompson of programming books! Eternal classic.
> 
> 

Yeah, except that Randal Schwartz' Perl book is much more sacred -- is 
that the Llama book??