Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Please accept from me this unpretentious bouquet of very early-blooming typos

[reading: Christopher Brookmyre, "Attack of the Unsinkable Rubber Ducks"; recently Neil Gaiman& Michael Reaves, "Interworld", Connie Willis, "Uncharted Territory", Joe Abercrombie, "Before They Are Hanged"]

A new low: this time I spotted the first problem while the initial printed draft was still en route. What's worse: it was a bug in the TeX code, rather than a typo, which means that the mistake affects 85% of the pages…