k.m.allis at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 15:30:55 GMT 2015
On 24 November 2015 at 15:24, Ruchira Mathur <wetair at gmail.com> wrote:
> I pictured them as pieces of plastic with letters written on top. More
> durable then paper.
> On Nov 24, 2015 10:19 AM, "Caroline Tabach" <ctabach at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What were these supposed to be
> > I thought of them at first like the computer disks that there used to be?
> > But then I saw that Miles reads them directly, without seeming to need
> > equipment.
> > So what would they have been?
I always imagined them as looking a lot like sheets of overhead
transparency paper, only for personal use rather than with an OHT. (My
high school still used OHTs in the classroom when I was there, which was
also the time I encountered the Vorkosigan books...)
When I thought about it in any detail, I vaguely assumed that flimsies
would have to have an opaque background, so maybe it was a really fancy OHT
Now I mostly think of them like paper, only made out of plastic or some
other highly durable material.
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