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Joel on Software


by Joel Spolsky
Tuesday, December 19, 2000

The cover for my new book came back from the publisher today. Very exciting! Soon, I will be a famous author and people will stop me on the subway for an autograph and stuff. Now I just have to go through about 10 chapters of copy edits and change everything back to the way I originally wrote it :)

What's so depressing about customer "service" these days is that when you read something like this,  it sort of seems like par for the course.

Have you been wondering about Distributed Version Control? It has been a huge productivity boon for us, so I wrote Hg Init, a Mercurial tutorial—check it out!

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