[jdom-interest] Re: [jdom-commits] CVS update: jdom/src/java/org/jdom

Brett McLaughlin brett at newInstance.com
Mon Jun 18 14:00:54 PDT 2001

It may surprise you to find out that I completely agree! However, it's
something that publishers do find important, so I get to write it, and you
to read it ;-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "bob mcwhirter" <bob at werken.com>
To: "Brett McLaughlin" <brett at newInstance.com>
Cc: "JDOM Interest" <jdom-interest at jdom.org>
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2001 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] Re: [jdom-commits] CVS update:

> > I dunno. I guess it's marginally more convenient, but after having just
> > documented all the methods in my 2nd edition's appendix, I like brevity
> btw, completely off-topic to JDOM, but...
> I personally find APIs printed in books useless, and annoying, many
> times.  Seems mostly just to serve the goal of fattening the book, thus
> 'justifying' the high cost, because, hey, it has 300 pages now, instead
> of 250.
> -bob

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