Monday, October 2, 2006

Survey regarding new electronic version of my books

My publisher and I are planning to put together a new electronic version of my
books to replace the current CD version (which has only the second edition of
EC++ and no copy of ESTL). To that end, Addison-Wesley is soliciting input,
which their crack marketing team puts this way:

Help Addison-Wesley with NEW edition of C++ CD from Scott Meyers
With the successful publication of “Effective C++, Third Edition” Scott Meyers
and Addison-Wesley Professional are now planning to revise the CD based on that
work. To begin, we wish to survey both users and non-users to understand your
needs and desires for any new version.
User: If you are a current or past user of the CD, and you would like to help
guide its future development, we ask that you respond to the survey posted at\
Non-User: If you haven’t used this CD in the past and would like to help guide
the development of a publication you might well find useful in your work, we ask
that you respond to the survey posted at\
Not only will you have the opportunity to influence our decisions, but, complete
the survey today and receive a 50% off coupon from and enter
for the chance to win your choice of either a one-year subscription to a Safari
MAX 30-slot Bookshelf or 12 Pearson Technology Group books of your choice.
Surveys end, October 13, 2006

I'd be grateful if you would take whichever of these surveys is appropriate for
you. Both Addison-Wesley and I want to make sure we produce a product in
electronic form that will truly help you get the most out of the information in
my books.



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