[PyQt] Re: PyQt book "Rapid GUI Programming with Python and Qt" now available

Reinhard Thies Reinhard.Thies at web.de
Sun Oct 28 09:02:24 GMT 2007


when do you expect the book to be ready ? I preordert the book at amazin.de 
but there is no delivery date.


On Friday, 26. October 2007 08:59:08 Mark Summerfield wrote:
> On 2007-10-25, Rajeev J Sebastian wrote:
> > On 10/26/07, David J Brooks <freysman at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > I expect the American response to overpriced books is much the same as
> > > the European one: make a .torrent and put it on the .net
> >
> > Here in India, publishers usually come out with very cheap editions of
> > all these technical books (photocopy on low quality paper)
> I know that at least one previous book (C++ GUI Programming with Qt 4)
> was made available in India in a special "Indian edition" that was
> supposed to be cheaper, although I've never seen one. I have seen
> Russian (translated) editions though, and they are usually scaled down
> slightly in size and printed on thinner paper, again to make them
> cheaper I suppose. On the other hand, German editions always seem to be
> hardbacks on really good paper stock.
> BTW It is too early to know about special editions or translations yet
> since decisions about these seem to be made based on how well a book
> does in the US market.
> > Btw, this is the same with movies as well ... increasing piracy has
> > caused some Indian companies like Moser Baer to produce extremely
> > cheap *legal* editions of any given movie - usually latest releases.
> >
> > They are sold on the roadside alongside cheap Chinese goods or second
> > hand books. In fact, it is cheaper to buy a legal movie CD than to buy
> > a blank CD or in fact, to have a nice lunch.
> >
> > Btw, Mark: congrats on your new book! I'm sure it will really be
> > helpful for us trying to learn and teach PyQt. I will try to source it
> > here and recommend it to my students, friends and colleagues.
> Thanks--I really hope you'll find it useful!
> > Regards
> > Rajeev J Sebastian
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