Building Scalable Web Sites

Errata for Building Scalable Web Sites

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xv
Preface; under Using Code Examples heading

**PLEASE MAKE SURE THIS IS CORRECTED IN THE NEXT REPRINT.** Remove first sentence: "The examples from this book are freely downloadable..." (There is no accompanying code for this book.)

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 79
1st paragraph

... at the start pf your PHP ... should be ... at the start of your PHP ...

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Printed
Page 85
1st paragraph

... and somebody has already written for us in the shape of ... should be ... and somebody has already written it for us in the shape of ...

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Printed
Page 154
2nd para

"A document type definition (DTD) may be included, describing the format of the document. Hopefully, we already know the format given that we've fetched for use, but we can use the DTD to check for document validity." should be ...given that we've fetched it for use..."

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Printed
Page 155
1st para

"libxml was created in 1990 by Daniel Veillard for the GNOME project [...]" Date is wrong. Neither XML nor the GNOME project existed in 1990. 1990 should be 1998

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Printed
Page 155
last para

"XML-RPC was designed in 1995 by Dave Winer when [...]" Date is wrong. Work on what would become XML didn't even begin until 1996 and XML- RPC's inventor himself cites [1] 1998 as the magical year. 1995 should be 1998

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Page 169
last para

"If we have a 20 processes that all try to claim [...]" The "a" should be removed.

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Printed
Page 172
numbered list under "Opcode Caching"

"3. mod_php locates file on disk on loads it into memory." 2nd "on" should be "and"

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Printed
Page 285
last sentence in last para

"[...] losing 1 web server out of 20 isn't a big deal, while losing your MySQL master server should be paging your DBA immediately." "should be paging" should be changed to "should have you paging"

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