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Re: The Philosophy of Bookbinding
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- Subject: Re: The Philosophy of Bookbinding
- From: wes white <octopuspowder@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 26 Sep 1998 03:53:28 PDT
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Just to be difficult, I don't accept or understand these terms. Lots of
people would argue that a book didn't have to have covers, and I think
the idea of a book having to contain "information" is plain ridiculous.
Depending on how broad the term "information" becomes...
I don't think there IS a definition for "book" which can be pinned down,
and I'm not sure why it's useful to have one.
>A book is simply a place between covers wherein information may be
>Past that point, a book is whatever the author/illustrator/binder
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