Good book on Cyrus?
forrie at forrie.com
Wed Aug 2 16:40:37 EDT 2006
Ken Murchison wrote:
> Wesley Craig wrote:
>> On 17 Jul 2006, at 09:59, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
>>> Short answer, there are no good books. Managing IMAP is minimally
>>> useful - in a basic sense.
>> The one salient chapter happens to be online:
>> if that helps.
>>> However, I contacted O'Reilly about a possible "Nutshell" book, and
>>> as I recall the response was there were no plans for anything.
>>> And so, we have this large scalable product that doesn't have a good
>>> book - it's complex enough that it deserves one.
>> I would think there's a good market fo a Cyrus IMAP book. Did
>> _Managing IMAP_ sell particularly poorly?
> I along with several current and former CMU folks have talked numerous
> times about writing a Cyrus book (our preference would be to do it
> with O'Reilly), but we've never gotten beyond the "it would be a good
> idea stage).
> Perhaps if we get a "Cyrus Center" up and running with proper funding,
> we'd be able to consider authoring a book more seriously.
This would be a wonderful idea. I think this is well overdue,
particularly after the addition of Cyrus Murder.
A great opportunity to get more Cyrus out there, and better reference,
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