Further reading

This section lists some recommended further reading. These are real recommendations, not padding designed to make this document look important.


Mastering Regular Expressions
"Mastering Regular Expressions" by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl (3rd edition, O'Reilly, 2006, ISBN 0-596-52812-4) is the book on regular expressions. Very readable and devoid of the usual mathematical jargon that tends to fill up these kinds of books. Publisher's page


Making Packager-Friendly Software
Making Packager-Friendly Software by Julio M. Merino Vidal describes various things that can be done by upstream software providers to make life easy for the distribution people (that means you).
How to Report Bugs Effectively
How to Report Bugs Effectively by Simon Tatham is a good overview of effective bug reporting.