Good book on Cyrus?
murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Aug 2 16:44:56 EDT 2006
Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> 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,
> examples, etc.
Assuming the potential authors know what they're talking about ;)
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