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Re: Cary's book -- Out of stock !

From: Dwayne Cox <>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 04:34:14 -0800
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Hmmm....just received confirmation that my order from Amazon has shipped. However, Mladen's situation has given me cause to pause. While I have not had a problem with Amazon in the past, I will look at alternatives...just in case.


Mladen Gogala wrote:
> You got it from the Amazon??? Below is what they replied
> to me, and I pre-ordered the book on July 13th. I solemnly
> swear not to order anything from Amazon again, so help me Codd.
> Of course, the book is available from B&N. What is more, Amazon
> has removed all references to their phone number from their web site,
> so in case of a problem, you cannot call them. Amazon really sucks!
> I liked them before because of quick and efficient one click ordering
> but this is too much. I didn't preorder the book in July to be
> put on hold by those lying ba***rds. Never again!
> ****************************************************************************
> Subject: Your Order (#102-6863504-6150527)
> Date: 2003.09.22 22:10
> From:
> To:
> Thanks for writing to us at
> Our latest information indicates that "Optimizing Oracle Performance"
> has not yet been released and the expected release date is not
> known. As soon as a release date has been determined for this item,
> we will add that information to our web site.
> While we are confident that copies will be made available, we cannot
> provide more precise information about the fulfillment of the order.
> In light of this uncertainty, we will understand if you would prefer
> to cancel your order. As of yet we have made no changes.
> *********************************************************************

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