[svnbook commit] r2692 - trunk/src/en/book

cmpilato noreply at red-bean.com
Thu Feb 22 23:16:27 CST 2007

Author: cmpilato
Date: Thu Feb 22 23:16:26 2007
New Revision: 2692


Update my acknowledgments.

Modified: trunk/src/en/book/ch-preface.xml
--- trunk/src/en/book/ch-preface.xml	(original)
+++ trunk/src/en/book/ch-preface.xml	Thu Feb 22 23:16:26 2007
@@ -14,10 +14,6 @@
       <primary>Concurrent Versions System (CVS)</primary>
-    <indexterm>
-      <primary>###</primary>
-      <secondary>TODO: More indexterms!</secondary>
-    </indexterm>
     In the world of open-source software, the Concurrent Versions
     System (CVS) was the tool of choice for version control for many
@@ -535,15 +531,31 @@
     <sect2 id="svn.preface.acks.cmpilato">
       <title>From C. Michael Pilato</title>
-      <!-- ### TODO(cmpilato):  update this? -->
+      <para>Special thanks to Amy, my best friend and wife of nine
+        incredible years, for her love and patient support, for
+        putting up with the late nights, and for graciously enduring
+        the version control processes I've imposed on her.  Don't
+        worry, Sweetheart—you'll be a TortoiseSVN wizard in no
+        time!</para>
+      <para>Gavin, there probably aren't many words in this book that
+        you can successfully <quote>sound out</quote> at this stage,
+        but when you've finally got a handle on the written form of
+        this crazy language we speak, I hope you're as proud of your
+        Daddy as he is of you.</para>
+      <para>Aidan, Daddy luffoo et ope Aiduh yike contootoo as much as
+        Aiduh yike batetball, base-ball, et bootball.
+        <footnote>
+          <para>Translation: Daddy loves you and hopes you like
+            computers as much as you like basketball, baseball, and
+            football.  (Wasn't that obvious?)</para>
+        </footnote>
+      </para>
-      <para>Special thanks to my wife, Amy, for her love and patient
-        support, for putting up with late nights, and for even
-        reviewing entire sections of this book—you always go the
-        extra mile, and do so with incredible grace.  Gavin, when
-        you're old enough to read, I hope you're as proud of your
-        Daddy as he is of you.  Mom and Dad (and the rest of the
-        family), thanks for your constant support and enthusiasm.</para>
+      <para>Mom and Dad, thanks for your constant support and
+        enthusiasm.  Mom- and Dad-in-law, thanks for all of the same
+        <emphasis>plus</emphasis> your fabulous daughter.</para>
       <para>Hats off to Shep Kendall, through whom the world of
         computers was first opened to me; Ben Collins-Sussman, my
@@ -555,7 +567,7 @@
         knowledge—keep dropping it!</para>
       <para>Finally, to the One who perfectly demonstrates creative
-        excellence—thank you.</para>
+        excellence—thank You.</para>

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