monday morning pick me up

Peter Corlett abuse at
Wed Apr 12 13:51:15 BST 2006

Nicholas Clark <nick at> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 01:27:00PM +0100, Nigel Hamilton wrote:
>> All those costs are chicken feed compared to the revenue from Perl book
>> sales.
> You know the figures for these? Including the profit margin?

I thought it was pretty much common knowledge that Perl book sales created
the O'Reilly publishing empire? I think it may even have been by Tim's own

Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a
book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to
commit some social sin.
								- Quentin Crisp

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