[plt-scheme] Can I read HTDP offline?

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Sat Dec 19 17:17:29 EST 2009

MIT Press is a university press, not a commercial publisher.  There is
an important difference.

It's worth getting the important differences right before encouraging
civil disobedience....


On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 4:34 PM, Karl Winterling <kwinterling at gmail.com> wrote:
> I didn't want to encourage disrespect for robots.txt :-)
> Otherwise, I would feel inclined to tacitly encourage a boycott of
> mainstream textbook publishers (convince your math professors to use
> Dover) if it would not harm my business reputation.
> Now, it is time to burn my overpriced Linear Algebra textbook as a
> sacrifice to Akhenaten's most recent avatar.
> Happy Winter Solstice/Pagan Fertility Holiday,
> Karl
> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
>> Your Web browser might have a feature for caching the pages of the free HTML
>> version of HtDP to your local disk, for offline browsing.  You could also
>> cache these pages using a program like "wget".
>> If you have the means, also buy a paper version of the book, even if you
>> find the HTML version more convenient to read.  The publisher needs to not
>> be discouraged from making the HTML version available for free, and Shriram
>> needs gas money for his Ferrari collection.
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