On the Cost of "Revolution: Software at the Speed of Thought"
gregory.lypny at videotron.ca
Wed May 19 08:02:05 CDT 2004
Just wanted to confirm that the cost of Mr. Shafer's book, "Revolution:
Software at the Speed of Thought", offered through Runtime's web site,
is in fact US $97. If this is correct, it seems exorbitant considering
that most computer self-help books in hard copy typically sell for not
more than $25 here in the land of maple syrup, hockey and Blue Rodeo.
Not to denigrate Mr. Shafer's good work, as I owned his older books on
HyperCard and AppleScript, but it seems that a six-fold increase in
price for something that is available only in an electronic version is
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John Molson School of Business
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