[LMB] why we still need paper books
harimad2001 at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 23 04:26:57 BST 2011
H> Harimad said:
H> Print has never been inaccessible.
EH> On Thu, 9/22/11, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:
EH> It takes longer to become inaccessible. But history is
EH> full of lost and forgotten human languages [...] But how
EH> many books do we have still existing, intact and readable,
EH> after two hundred years? [more snipped]
I just meant that if you have the printed book in your hands, you can perceive and duplicate the text. This is not true of other media, especially digital.
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