[LMB] why we still need paper books

Harimad 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.

- Harimad

More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list