Indeed, Patrick. But the statement also shows that 99.8% of sales were in the first quarter of publication – the last quarter of 2006. By my reckoning, the sun will go nova before we see any cash.
Note to any budding computer book authors: before you bother, find out from your publisher if they have any plans to market the book at all (or even, in the case of Apress, to acknowledge your participation in it; the last one I tech edited didn’t even credit me!).
Jim – the Chinese version is provisionally entitled “Let a thousand alt texts bloom”.