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From:Paul DuBois Date:August 27 1999 2:07am
Subject:Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummies
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At 8:24 PM -0400 8/26/99, Dick Griffin wrote:
>Amen.
>
>Which to me means, there is still a huge demand for
>someone to publish 2 things,
>
>1) the manual, now available on line, (but it really
>tough to manage the keyboard and monitor while studing
>on the john, so I prefer a hardcopy manual)

The manual is also available in other formats such as PostScript
or PDF that can be printed.

>2) a newbis, how to get started manual, with examples
>of what to expect, and indicators that tell ou what to
>do with messages like the dreaded 2002 Error. (not to

Why, you reconnect and try again! :-)

>mention how to trouble shoot an install that
>unfortunately I still haven't gotten the bugs plucked
>from.
>
>Thanks Derek for pointing that out.  It's not that I
>wasted my money on the MySQL book, it just that the
>MySQL book did not go far enough to imbrase those of
>us who actually need to start without loads of
>background.  It needs more examplse and some
>explanations of what to expect when things do not go
>exactly as the books author thinks they should have.


This is interesting.  Some people are saying the
book isn't advance enough.  Others are saying it's
not basic enough.

You can see that it's difficult to come up with
something that spans the gamut...

--
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Northern League Chronicles: http://www.snake.net/nl/
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what is wrong with this?Denis Voitenko26 Aug
  • Re: what is wrong with this?Patrice Bulat26 Aug
  • RE: what is wrong with this?Brian Andrews26 Aug
RE: what is wrong with this?Darren L Sweeney26 Aug
  • BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesDerek Sivers27 Aug
    • Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesDick Griffin27 Aug
      • Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesPaul DuBois27 Aug
        • Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummieskg27 Aug
          • OT Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesjohn27 Aug
            • Re: OT Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesPaul DuBois27 Aug
          • Re: OT Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesGarrick Staples27 Aug
        • Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesDick Griffin27 Aug
          • Re: BOOK (MySQL + mSQL) is *not* for dummiesDerek Sivers27 Aug
      • damn root - why do you need to pee?Derek Sivers27 Aug
        • Re: damn root - why do you need to pee?Paul DuBois27 Aug
          • Re: damn root - why do you need to pee?Derek Sivers27 Aug
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  • RE: what is wrong with this?Steve Edberg27 Aug
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