Michael Coll-Barth VerizonWireless com wrote:
I am afraid it is so. I was at the Bookpool warehouse a week or two ago and they were in the process of closing down. They were selling their [empty] metal shelves even as I was shopping. I was able to talk to the owner and it is unclear whether the closure is permanent or temporary. The owner did not know whether Bookpool.com would stays closed, reopens or opens in a new form and how long it would take to make that decision.Folks, This is Not Fedora Related, just Linux book related. Earlier this week, I was attempting to buy a book on Bookpool and it seems to be gone. The site was there last week, but comes up with a Network Solutions generic message. Did I miss the memo? Did they go belly up? thanks, Michael The information contained in this message and any attachment may be proprietary, confidential, and privileged or subject to the work product doctrine and thus protected from disclosure. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify me immediately by replying to this message and deleting it and all copies and backups thereof. Thank you.
The number of shelves still containing books was about half of what they were a year ago. I am surprised that they had to shut their "doors" so soon. I am assuming that they are closed based on the website, www.bookpool.com, current state. The webpage that is currently showing up at www.bookpool.com does state "coming soon" so hopefully, the closure is temporary.
Steven F. LeBrun
Quote: "The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children
there are dragons. But children have always known there are dragons.
Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed."