Lothar Scholz wrote:

> On Mon, 02 Sep 2002 09:31:25 +0200, Markus Jais <mjais / web.de> wrote:
> 
>>hello
>>
>>yesterday I found this:
>>
>>http://www.bhv-buch.de/vmi/bhv/index.php?pTyp=detail&pWert=7242
>>
>>this is the 3rd ruby book available in german
>>
>>I can not say if it is good because it is not yet published
>>it seems to be a book for beginners
> 
> I think this is not so useful. There are already a few very good out
> there. What is necessary is a book for the advanced programmer. But it
> seems that most publishing companies don't llike this kind of books
> and yes, they have to pay more to the writer.

maybe it is a book for people new to programming. 
ruby might be good as a first programming language

but I would prefer an advanced book too.
maybe some english advanced books are coming....

markus