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- From: "Adam R. Koczarski" <ark(--nospam--at)monark.com>
- Date: Fri, 16 Feb 1996 07:58:19 -0800
>Someone said in a previous reply to Mr. Quazi's question that nothing can >actually replace a book. I would say: Maybe, only from a romantic point >of view. I agree that I would see no pleasure at all in reading my >favourite writer's best selling novel on my monitor. However, I don't >think he/she meant it in this sense, but in the sense of having the >information on your desk, at the reach of your hand -- CD-ROM gives you that. > CDROM's don't fall open to a well used page like the seismic section of an old copy of the UBC. :) I haven't found a CD "book" program yet that is as easy as having the real thing in front of me. Our Novell and Windows NT server manuals are "on-line" manuals and are a far cry from the printed material. Of course you can't <search> a printed book like you can a CD reference manual. I'd prefer to have both, printed material with a CD in a pocket in the back cover. :) -Adam Koczarski ABKJ Inc. ...
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