At 4:47 PM -0600 2000-02-28, j.urban wrote:
>You are correct.
>Barnes and Noble has a very positive review (although it appears to be
>written by the BN editor and not your average reader).
That's what it looks like to me as well. Amazon has some editorial-style
reviews as well, but I suspect that prospective buyers prefer to read
the reader reviews than the editorial reviews because the latter have
an obvious vested interest in presenting the book in a favorable
light. :-) The reader reviews don't.
>After your clarification, I have to concede your point here Paul, as you
>are correct. Even though the other booksellers handle the book, their
>reviews aren't as valuable, because they are few and far between (or in
>this case, so far nonexistent). Any way you slice this, Amazon is a
>valuable resource for reviews (of the MySQL books anyway)...
>On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Paul DuBois wrote:
>> Allow me to clarify. Amazon is the only site that I know of that
>> actually *has* reviews of the New Riders books.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped