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I did learn something new though. I would have assumed that either zero or tens of thousands of people would buy a technical ebook, in the same way that any random musician's album usually makes $0 or becomes a hit. Small consistent sales are a surprise to me.

That's interesting. I wonder if that's the same reason indie developers will write books or make assets rather than games that may or may not be a hit.

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