SPUG: "Cargo Cult" narratives Re: Minimal Perl for $17.46
ppcook at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 19:12:09 PST 2007
Thanks, Fred. By "cargo cult", I meant that I didn't know how detailed the
steps needed to be for anyone else to get the same deal, but I guess you
The book arrived yesterday, and there it is, all 460+ pages, for $17.46.
On 2/24/07, Fred Morris <m3047 at inwa.net> wrote:
> A.k.a. "taking things at 'interface value'".
> Sometimes that is unfortunately all one can do. Of course both of the
> refer to internalizing things we don't understand and giving them mystical
> attributes: whether that's cargo mysteriously appearing on the beach
> one's prayers led to the shipwreck or altered the ocean currents, not
> due to the intercession of deities) or having the feeling that your
> is "having a bad day".
> As long as you have not taken leave of reason because of this strange
> of gestures, then to paraphrase Freud: sometimes a gesture is just a
> On Friday 23 February 2007 17:04, Paul Cook wrote:
> > I just purchased Tim's new book online for $17.46 (it lists for
> > with no sales tax, and free shipping.
> > I used a price comparison site to do this, and I'm not sure how much
> > had to do with me getting that price. At the risk of giving you a
> > "cargo-cult" narrative, I'll give the exact steps that I took. YMMV.
> > [...]
> > I am not making this up.
> THAT made me laugh!
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