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  Ten Things I Dig About Panther
Subject:   yep
Date:   2003-10-13 11:43:20
From:   anonymous2
I agree, I would like a more seamless integration of X11 into the desktop environment.

Also...O'Reilly, why in the world would you pick a German Shepard for the cover of this book? It's pretty clear that the Panther is already an animal. Why not um...use a Panther for the cover? I bet someone in your editorial department spent hours deciding on the German Shepard.

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  • James Duncan Davidson photo yep
    2003-10-14 12:15:48  James Duncan Davidson | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    Each O'Reilly series has a theme. For example, the Java books are cats, the Oracle books are bugs, and the Mac books are dogs--for loyalty, not for "running like a dog". The animal theme for Mac was set long before Jaguar made it clear that Apple was moving to the cat codenames.

    Ah well, I'd love to have a running panther on the cover of my next book. But, that's not my choice. :)
  • yep
    2003-10-13 12:26:44  anonymous2 [View]

    Because the "Advanced Perl Programming" book is already deemed the Panther....