[Announcement] New book about Nginx

Jim Ohlstein jim at ohlste.in
Thu Aug 27 20:17:56 UTC 2015

[Intentionally top posted]

Spoken by the self-important, pompous ass "B.R." who has now taken on 
the title of "guardian  of the mailing list". Your referring to Valery 
as "anonymous" is more than a bit ironic, since you choose to go by 
initials that may or may not be real and he, like most of us, isn't 
afraid to use his real name. Pot, kettle, black. Put them in a sentence 
for me. If you don't understand English idiom that's fine. Google it.

As long as you are in charge of the mailing list now, how about you STOP 
top posting and using that horrible HTML email client that pisses off 
the rest of us who actually DO understand mailing list etiquette?

On 8/27/15 1:03 PM, B.R. wrote:
> /*Is this for this book I (and many many other people, as they are used
> to, search about them) have been contacted by those Packt Publishing
> crooks to review, effectively asking me to work for free for them?*/
> I am glad you make books, but skilled people usually find what they seek
> for by themselves, not in a book dedicated to a specific technology.
> Books are more suitable for concepts and design, not for specificities
> and particular implementations.
> Write a book about making a website instead. Or don't.
> /This mailing list is about discussing the (FOSS?) nginx product, not
> about self-promoting anonymous nginx experts and selling related stuff.
> Step away./
> That said, I wish you to make money, I am sorry for you having chosen to
> work with Packt Publishing, and I wish people not to believe books from
> Nonames about specific technologies are in any way useful.
> ---
> *B. R.*
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 10:19 AM, Valery Kholodkov
> <valery+nginxen at grid.net.ru <mailto:valery+nginxen at grid.net.ru>> wrote:
>     Hi everyone!
>     I would like to announce that a new book about nginx called 'Nginx
>     Essentials' that I was working on the last 6 months has been
>     published and is now available in E-stores worldwide, e.g.:
>     http://www.amazon.com/Nginx-Essentials-Valery-Kholodkov/dp/1785289535
>     This book is ideal for skilled web masters and site reliability
>     engineers who want to switch to Nginx or solidify their knowledge of
>     Nginx.
>     This will help you to learn how to set up, configure, and operate an
>     Nginx installation for day-to-day use, explore the vast features of
>     Nginx to manage it like a pro, and use them successfully to run your
>     website.
>     This book is an example-based guide to get the best out of Nginx and
>     reduce resource usage footprint.
>     The work on this book was a new interesting journey for me and I
>     would like to thank the Packt Publishing team for making everything
>     happen, as well as technical reviewers.
>     I hope this book will be usefull for you and you enjoy reading it!
>     --
>     Regards,
>     Valery Kholodkov
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Jim Ohlstein

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