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Win a $1000 O'Reilly Bookshelf from ActiveState

posted by ziggy on 2002.04.02 14:36   Printer-friendly
Lori Pike writes "As open source programmers and users ourselves at ActiveState, we believe in the power of collaboration. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us better serve the community through our open source projects and product development. Please share your thoughts by completing our online Programming Survey. All respondents have the option of entering a draw to win an O'Reilly Bookshelf. If you win, you'll be able to customize your prize from all available titles in the O'Reilly catalog, to a total value of $1000. Survey must be completed by April 8, 2002. Draw to be held April 10, 2002."
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  • Anyone knows if this draw is open to US citizens only or can anyone can take part?
    • Didn't say anything about only being for the US on the page. And the survey asked what country I was from. So I'm going to assume that us non-merkans have just as much chance as anyone.

    • I crosschecked with the marketing people, and yes, it is open to anyone, independent of residence or citizenship.
  • blatant plug (Score:2, Interesting)

    in part of the survey they ask for periodicals you read for programming info. Presumably this is to help them better spend their marketing moneies.

    The Perl Review is not on that list. If you read TPR, write them in the "other" category. I do read it, and I did write it in.

    I am not affiliated with TPR in any way other than being a reader. However, add revenue for TPR will certainly help the odds that I'll be able to continue being a reader (ie: that it'll continue to exist).

    I'm not asking anyone to lie. I
    • Strangely enough, was not on the list either. Since this is where I found out about the survey, I thought it was rather odd that they didn't include it. I usually come here for news about Perl, so it was one of my write-ins. Others may wish to do the same.

  • Give it up you sucks, 'cuz I'm gonna win!