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Re: List changes (actually saving email)
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: List changes (actually saving email)
- From: Harmon Seaver <hseaver@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 10:52:19 -0500
- Message-id: <199705081553.IAA17623@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Organization: Maddog Press
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sydne Carlson wrote:
> Your use(coining) of the word "automagically" was wonderful! It expresses
Not mine, actually -- it's in fairly common usage now. 8-)
> that people who are devoted to paper and the printed word (as I would
> imagine many subscribers to this list surely must be) might put more
> trust in or just feel more comfortable with a printed email message than
I know -- especially on a list like this. OTOH, I've seen students
in the computer lab printing *every* single email message they receive.
A practice which will stop here soon since we will be implementing a
10-15 cents a page printing fee.
Paper's great, I love it, and don't think for one minute that it will
ever be replaced by digital books, etc. And Peter's right, in that the
list archives are readily available. I keep my own stash so I can look
at it when I'm off line. OTOH, there are some lists that I used to get
that I only look at the archives now, because there are just far to many
messages a day, and too much idle chatter.
Harmon Seaver hseaver@xxxxxxxxx hseaver@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
"Facts an' facts, an' t'ings an' t'ings: dem's all a lotta fockin'
bullshit. Hear me! Dere is no truth but de one truth, an' that is
de truth of Jah Rastafari." -- Sir Robert Marley, 1978
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