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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-17 22:58:54

Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> 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.

Oh, homo sapiens <g>. But I remember a few on the O'Reilly's covers which I
would not call "cute and cuddly".

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