[R] S Programming Book at Amazon.com

s-luppescu@uchicago.edu s-luppescu at uchicago.edu
Mon Jan 8 21:20:56 CET 2001

On 08-Jan-2001 Bill Oliver wrote:
> As of a moment ago (9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8, 2001), the S Programming book by
> Venables and Ripley was once again selling for 17.98 American dollars at
> Amazon.com. Alas, I notice that "Mixed Effects Models in S and S-Plus" by
> Pinheiro and Bates now lists at Amazon for 97.25 American dollars, as
> opposed to about $70 a little while ago.

Yeah, but S Programming is out of stock. It's like that old joke:

A woman goes into a produce store and asks the price of broccoli. The clerk
tells her it's 0.89 a pound. She says, ``But down the street it's only 0.49 a
``Well, why don't you buy it there?'' the clerk asks.
``They don't have any more in stock,'' she replies.
``Well, when we're out of it, it's 0.49 a pound here, too.''
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