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From: E. Gladyshev (egladysh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-04 20:51:29

--- Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Perhaps someone who has read the second edition could comment on where the
> extra 800 pages came from.

Extra 800 pages... Wow!

> >Is there a shorter version of the main concepts somewhere? :)
> Good question, but I'm not aware of a shorter version. Looking at the table
> of contents, I see that what I found valuable was the 54 pages in chapter
> 7, "Systematic approaches to software construction", which talks about the
> topics in this Boost discussion thread. Invariants, preconditions,
> postconditions, exceptions, errors, failures, etc.

I appreciate you hint!

> So you might just try checking the book out of a library, if buying the
> whole thing strains your budget.

The budget is not a problem, I would actually pay more
for a shorter (to the point) version. :)
If time is money, then think about
the time you'd spend sorting stuff out.


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