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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-17 21:18:16

Edward Diener wrote:
> David B. Held wrote:
>> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:

>>> Is there room for two ghosts in the software world?
>> Well, there's lots more ghosts than that. There's Norton Ghost as
>> well. But the name isn't "ghost". It's "Boo". ;> And eventually,
>> even O'Reilly will have to start reusing animals.
> Eventually is right, as in after printing a new book each day for
> thirty thousand years at least. The number of animal species in
> existence is far greater than you imagine. Even if we take only the
> number of vertebrate species, which make up a mere 1% or so of the
> total number of animal species, I do not think that O'Reilly will run out
> of animals any time soon.

I think Dave was just talking about the cute and cuddly animals.


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