Brian Candler wrote:
> Karthikeyan A k wrote:
>> Outof love of Ruby, I have written a book for self study. Now its
>> available at ...
> 
> Notes to other list members:
> 
> (1) This appears to be a pay-for only publication. You can pay either 
> for a printed copy, or pay for a download. There appears to be no way 
> even to browse the table of contents before you pay.

Euh, sure you can browse the ToC (and the first 12 pages). Click the 
"preview" link below the cover.

> (2) Later on it says "(GNU Free Documentation License)". I don't see how 
> this ties up with (1).
> 

Clicking that preview links shows you can download the PDF from 
http://mindaslab.in/ilr/.

> (3) The cover artwork looks like a generic image from an underwear 
> catalogue.
> 
> This makes me wonder whether it's some sort of scam, but it certainly 
> won't be me who finds out.

Its not a scam.
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