[I originally posted this to comp.lang.ruby, but it apparently never got
there.]

Hi,

Dave Thomas wrote:
>
> schneik / us.ibm.com writes:
>
> > Very interesting. Well, I'll see that the reference in the Newsgroup
FAQ is
> > removed. Maybe Dave and Andy can do the same for the following
reference
> > (where I just did a search on Ruby). Or maybe they can get you a
contract
> > to deliver on what they are already advertising....
> >
> > http://www.awlonline.com/
>
> Conrad:
>
> Andy and I don't work for Addison-Wesley, so we have no control over
> what appears on the AWL website, not are we in a position to offer
> contracts.

I'm aware of that, but I thought you were still on speaking terms with
them. :-)
(The first "they" was intended as a backward reference, and the second
"they" as a forward one.)

> If I had to guess, I'd say they simply needed a placeholder title for
> the book they're translating.

  ??? ???? ?

--
Conrad Schneiker
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