On 06.10.2009, at 23:52, Graham Percival wrote:
On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 07:52:33AM +1100, Nick Payne wrote:
My suggestion for an absolute beginner to get initially started is
behind by now, but I don't think the basics covered in the guide have
changed between 2006 and now. At only 18 pages including front cover,
TOC, and appendices, it's less forbidding than the ~180 pages of the
How is that worse than reading the first 18 pages of the Learning
Not by way of excuse, but seeing that there are only 18 pages, people are more likely toa ctually read the whole thing, rather than seeing that there are 100+ pages, and saying, "oh sod it all!"