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Ram kovis
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from book pool..
top 10 books and more
Erich Gamma's Design patterns is at 1
HF java is at 33
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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I was going to post some more detailed comments, but I decided I don't want to rag on any individual people or books. But Holy FSM, could this list make any less sense?


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Kristin Stromberg
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I had a similar reaction (though I have no idea what FSM stands for). And what's up with the authors who voted for their own books?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Originally posted by Kristin Stromberg:
I had a similar reaction (though I have no idea what FSM stands for). And what's up with the authors who voted for their own books?


FSM.

And I suspect nobody told the authors their votes would be made public!
Kristin Stromberg
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FSM - who knew??? Here I thought it was a clever Batman & Robin reference, but this is *much*, *MUCH* better. Must get T-shirt. Thanks Ernest!
Michael Ernest
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I liked it better as a corrupted Batman reference. Foo.


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Michael Ernest
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Originally posted by Ernest Friedman-Hill:
But Holy FSM, could this list make any less sense?


The books or the selected authors?
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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I guess I didn't scrutinize the list of authors too much. Seems like a pretty random assortment, too.
 
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