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Re: Cisco for dummies?
This is actually a very good idea. Someone should talk to Tim O'Rielly at ORA.COM about this. They are the "Nutshell Book" folks, and do a great job on other books in this area. We need to recommend an author. Any volunteers? Mike Vallee Vaultline Inc. [email protected] 408 364 9056 > > (Assuming this hasn't already been done and I am the one that is uninformed) > > Has anyone though of how much money some publisher could make with a > Cisco for Dummies<tm> book? Say it runs $49.95 and is 2000 pages. It has > every obscure use of every command in say the IP IOS or Netflow Switching > or everything Cisco makes [depending on size here] It strikes me that > the UniversCD and the bound/hard copy manuals [including the ones from > the classes] are not all that useful unless you remember the approximate > syntax of the command or that it has been expanded in the next version of > IOS. > > Lots of companies make books solely elaborating on the references > provided by the manufacturer [ala Osborne on Borland and such]. > > It boggles my mind to figure how many they would probably sell [one for > every customer router?] > > Then again, I guess Cisco would sell it at they standard rates. $1095 for > the 3 volume set on CD. > > WARNING: There is some sarcasm in this message. > > -Deepak. > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -