February 6, 2002
What kind of books do you want?
Author: JT Smith
In this Slashdot thread, ctrimble asks: "I'm the acquisitions editor for a technical publishing company... and part of my job is to determine what books my company should publish... Market research is tough to do in tech books since you need to forcast about a year in advance. So, let me pose the question to you -- what kind of books do you want? What spots do you see as needing to be filled? For that matter, do you even want dead-tree books, or are eBooks and/or online documentation sufficient?"