Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Problems? Is your data what you think it is?
 
PerlMonks  

Re^6: PBP in German out of print - solutions?

by Laurent_R (Canon)
on Sep 17, 2017 at 21:25 UTC ( #1199566=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: PBP in German out of print - solutions?
in thread PBP in German out of print - solutions?

I appreciate this.

My only point was really to say that O'Reilly Media seems to be pretty open to make freely available their books that they no longer have in print and have no intention of printing again. They just need to make sure that their authors and translators also agree with such arrangements.

And my guess is that a book that is out of print no longer makes any revenues to its author(s) and translator(s).

And, of course, my personal take was to make my book on Perl 6 available for free (in e-format) from the very beginning, because wide circulation and availability was more important to me than financial revenues (and I am very happy that O'Reilly accepted this view). But obviously, I can understand that other authors don't have the same view on this.

  • Comment on Re^6: PBP in German out of print - solutions?

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^7: PBP in German out of print - solutions?
by LanX (Sage) on Sep 17, 2017 at 21:53 UTC
    And I think that this is a very interesting option for "terminated" projects, thanks! :)

    But from what I heard so far this doesn't apply for PBP.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
    Je suis Charlie!

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1199566]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chanting in the Monastery: (5)
As of 2021-10-21 19:17 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    My first memorable Perl project was:







    Results (83 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?