FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by petermicha » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 02:34:52


>From the FAQ

The only book currently endorsed by c.l.j. regulars is: JavaScript: The
Definitive Guide, 4th Edition By David Flanagan ISBN:0-596-00048-0
(Also by David Flanagan: JavaScript Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition. ISBN
0-596-00411-7 for language and API reference alone).

This book is now in 5th edition.

-Peter
 
 
 

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by Richard Co » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 02:47:59


But the FAQ remains factual until someone endorses the 5th edition. I
haven't seen it yet.

Richard.

 
 
 

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by Randy Web » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 02:48:44


XXXX@XXXXX.COM said the following on 9/7/2006 1:34 PM:

And until it has been reviewed to make sure it lives up to the standards
set by the 4th Edition the FAQ needs to stay as it is.

--
Randy
Chance Favors The Prepared Mind
comp.lang.javascript FAQ - http://www.yqcomputer.com/
Javascript Best Practices - http://www.yqcomputer.com/
 
 
 

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by petermicha » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 03:47:09


Fair enough. Perhaps a note added to the faq that the forth is no
longer available new and an unreviewed fifth edition is available.
 
 
 

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by Jerem » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 04:41:42


Hey, this is a Javascript group, not a forth group!

I keed.
 
 
 

FAQ needs update for JavaScript Definitive Guide

Post by Dr John St » Sat, 09 Sep 2006 04:52:43

JRS: In article < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >,
dated Thu, 7 Sep 2006 10:47:59 remote, seen in

< XXXX@XXXXX.COM > posted :


It does remain factual.

But it's unreasonable to encourage the purchase of a 4th edition without
mentioning that the 5th edition is imminent/published, so that the
potential purchaser can make an informed choice.

--
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