[TOS] Announcing the textbook. :)

Heidi Ellis heidijcellis at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 00:56:37 UTC 2010


I've got a two-semester software engineering sequence starting in fall 2010
and we'll use the text as a resource. How nice to have a very applicable
text that is free!!

-----Original Message-----
From: tos-bounces at teachingopensource.org
[mailto:tos-bounces at teachingopensource.org] On Behalf Of Greg DeKoenigsberg
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2010 11:36 AM
To: Gregory Hislop
Cc: tos at teachingopensource.org
Subject: Re: [TOS] Announcing the textbook. :)

On Fri, 26 Mar 2010, Gregory Hislop wrote:

> I think this will be a useful product.  If fact, I've started to use it 
> already - I had a student read several of the draft chapters and she's 
> provided some comments that I'll feed back to Greg DeK.  I mention that 
> because I think getting some early users and feedback from them would be 
> a useful next step.

s/useful/essential and desperately requested/


> Those of us with classes and students are in the best position to do 
> this - even if it's just a few student who might do this as part of an 
> independent study or special project.

Please, spread the word -- both that this article of faith now exists, and 
that we know it's imperfect and needs a community to help us fulfill its 


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