It does seem, however, that United Parcel Service
does love us
. I received a complimentary copy of O'Reilly's HTTP: The
today in the mail!
I learned a few weeks ago that I was
mentioned in the book on page 230. I made mention of that on the WWW Robots Mailing
List (which I've been on since 1995 or 1996) and the author of the
chapter in question, Brian Totty, replied back to me! We exchanged some
email and he said he would try to get O'Reilly to send me a complimentary
Which they did.
The book itself seems to be well written and does explain some of the more
obscure bits of the HypterText Transport Protocol, which will certainly help
Mark and I on
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