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Found a great book in my new workplace library!

@ritualdust YOU HAVE FOUND A RELIC CALLED "THE DRAGON BOOK". PICKING IT UP OVERENCUMBERS YOU.

@ritualdust IT'S A COMPILATION OF ARCANE KNOWLEDGE. STUDYING IT FILLS YOU WITH DETERMINATION.

@epilys i shall delve into it’s obscure knowledge, as a side quest

@ritualdust I bought a second hand copy of that book for less than 10 bucks here in spain some months ago :)

@scott makes me wish all programming books would look that cool

@ritualdust yeah, it really seems like the time has come for this to make a comeback. i miss all the intricate details of those. My first Java book was somewhat similar in terms of some kind of narrative on the cover: i.ebayimg.com/images/g/A9EAAOS

@ritualdust the 2nd generation is also v good for different reasons. also there's apparently an even older one?

@ritualdust It reminds me of some of the Tanenbaum book covers!

@ritualdust the contents are outdated but the cover is timeless!

@ritualdust At one time that was a book I wanted desperately but could not afford. Still haven’t read it.

People don’t realize how much the internet changed the world.

@ritualdust Wow, two whole 7" floppy drives on that beast.

Here's an old fave I bought right after it came out, and which I still have.

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