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From "Clinton Begin" <clinton.be...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: iBATIS in Action errata
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2007 19:08:50 GMT
Manning will be putting an "Errata" link on the book website.  I'll keep an
eye on it to ensure that it happens promptly.

Clinton

On 3/19/07, Ted Schrader <teds.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Clinton,
>
> Ha; I'll be sure to post a review on Amazon once I finish the book.
>
> Ted
>
> On 19/03/07, Clinton Begin <clinton.begin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for the feedback Ted.
> >
> > Although we're working on finding out how to submit errata, we do know
> how
> > to submit reviews on Amazon.... ;-)
> >
> > We only have one review which has fair comments, but an unusually harsh
> star
> > rating based on those comments (similar comments about other books being
> > "too simple" still usually fetch 3 - 4 stars, not 2).  ;-)
> >
> > Anyway...please be sure to post your honest feedback on amazon (but
> don't
> > post errata there, Amazon didn't edit the book).  ;-)
> >
> > Thanks much.
> >
> > Clinton
> >
> >
> > On 3/19/07, Ted Schrader <teds.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I've only made it to page 95 so far. I haven't found anything nearly
> > > as bad/weird as the 149-150 disconnect.
> > >
> > > The worst thing I've found so far is the <procedure> entry in Table
> > > 4.3 (page 87) telling me that Section 5.5 can be found in Chapter 8.
> > >
> > > I've been marking my findings; I'll submit them to Manning once they
> > > get things situated.
> > >
> > > With that out of the way, I'm finding the text very readable.  I also
> > > appreciate the pragmatic advice that only comes with experience, such
> > > as the bit about skinny data models.  The following excerpt from
> > > section 2.3.4 "Separation of concerns" really hits home because I
> > > inherited four or five "Model 1" JSP web apps a couple of years ago,
> > > and have just inherited another one:
> > >
> > > "We've all seen the nasty applications with database connections and
> > > statements in JSP pages, results being iterated over, and HTML in
> > > between it all.  It's truly nightmarish."
> > >
> > > Indeed.
> > >
> > > Ted
> > >
> > > On 18/03/07, Larry Meadors <lmeadors@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > Heh, I was reading over it this weekend, and saw a good one on pages
> > > > 149-150. It just sort of stops in the middle of a sentence and
> resumes
> > > > on the next page with the next paragraph.
> > > >
> > > > Larry
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 3/18/07, Clinton Begin <clinton.begin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > Chalk that up to editing!  Whooho!
> > > > >
> > > > > Just kidding. Karma will get me for that.  ;-)  I'll ask Manning
> about
> > a
> > > > > section for that and post it back here.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > Clinton
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >  On 3/18/07, Ted Schrader <teds.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Yeah, a few things;  mostly minor typos in explanations and
> > references
> > > > > > to wrong section numbers.  I haven't found anything wrong with
> the
> > > > > > code, but I'm only up to chapter 5.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ted
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 16/03/07, Larry Meadors < lmeadors@apache.org> wrote:
> > > > > > > Not that I am aware of...not yet anyway. Did you find
> something?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Larry
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 3/16/07, Ted Schrader < teds.mailing.lists@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > > > > Hello,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Does the book have an errata listing/submission page?
 I
> prodded
> > > > > > > > manning.com a bit but couldn't find much.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Ted
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
>

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