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From: Doctor Who <doc@tardis.org>
Subject: Re: Giving away a lot of Ada books
Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 20:44:57 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f93ajgp9h0m0d68g634blucidajfvnfcpt@4ax.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <kji5jglhub4qj1qi51sm1f30tttp57ihe2@4ax.com>

On Sat, 04 Sep 2021 03:45:52 +0200, Doctor Who <doc@tardis.org> wrote:

>On Fri, 3 Sep 2021 16:53:48 -0700 (PDT), Michael Feldman
><mikefeldman915@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>Dear Colleagues,
>>
>>I hope you are all well and ready for the fall, whatever it might bring in these uncertain times.
>>
>>My wife Ruth and I are moving from Portland to Berkeley in the near future (yes, our son and his family live there -- he is a professor at Cal Berkeley); our new flat will have many advantages, but alas, not nearly enough space for all our books, papers, and media.  
>>
>>I'm writing in the hope of finding new homes for (i.e. giving away) any or all of my large set of books on Ada. I've been collecting these since Ada's beginning in the early 1980s; I think I have all (or very nearly) the Ada books ever published. The list is included below.
>>
>>Please email me if you're interested in any of these. Ruth has very kindly offered to work with you on the shipping logistics; we ask only that you reimburse us for the shipping costs. Overseas mailing has become such an expensive hassle that I'd prefer the destinations to be in the U.E.
>>
>>Book dealers don't usually have the understanding or respect for the content of these books, so they have little to no sale value. But they might well have real value to people in the Ada community who know the field. Unfortunately, I fear my options might come down to saying farewell to these treasures on their way to the landfill. I hope not!
>>
>>Best regards to you and yours; please stay out of COVID's way!,
>>Michael Feldman
>>Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
>>The George Washington University
>>Washington, DC 20052
>>mfeldman@gwu.edu


I have reduced the list to the following two books that I would like
to read, please tell me a mail address where to write to arrange for
logistics and shipping expense refund.

The rest of the books are available on Amazon or are superseded by new
editions.

Thank you.

>>Embedded Systems Programming, Nov. 1995 (Ada 05 issue)
>>Lundqvist, K. Distributed Computing and Safety-Critical System in Ada (diss.)

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-05 18:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-03 23:53 Michael Feldman
2021-09-04  1:45 ` Doctor Who
2021-09-05 18:44   ` Doctor Who [this message]
2021-09-04  3:28 ` Randy Brukardt
2021-09-05 18:15 ` Stephen Leake
2021-09-07 12:35 ` Stéphane Rivière
2021-09-21 12:15 ` Kevin Chadwick
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