Originally Posted by Michael in FtW
I know that in The New JOC they cut out some of what many people thought make JOC so special
I think Michael is referring to the 1997 edition of Joy, which was widely criticized for changes that were made in that edition. The new 2006 edition is supposed to correct those deficiencies and restore much of what was lost, plus add a lot of new and updated information.
Read the information on the Amazon site for a more detailed explanation of the improvements.