Re: [announce] Invented Languages magazine
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 30, 2008, 21:10|
Yes, digital print has a ways to go. We're very close to feasible
digital paper, though, that's flexible and uses digital ink and is
pretty much just like a printed page whose contents can be changed
arbitrarily. Like something out of Harry Potter. :)
On 5/30/08, Ph. D. <phil@...> wrote:
> Maybe it's just my age, but there's something
> special about a printed book or periodical
> that I just don't feel from an electronic edition.
> Screen resolutions are not that high, and the
> backlit page is somewhat tiring. I enjoy sitting
> in my comfortable chair reading a new book
> printed on nice paper. The smell of a new
> book is a joy.
> Sure, it's easier to search an electronic version,
> and I don't have a problem with making both
> versions available, but I really appreciate the
> paper version.
> In fact, I just received my copy today! On the
> first page it states: "Environmental Policy: Prior
> to publishing each edition, the Editor plants
> five trees to offset the environmental impact
> of this magazine."
> I'll sit down this evening and read through the
> entire issue, but it looks great! Thanks, Rick!
> --Ph. D.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Amanda Babcock Furrow
>> So I am waving the flag for physical copies,
>> and plan to order one. Better still for me are
>> dead-tree subscriptions, that show up magically
>> in the mailbox and make my day. I can only
>> dream about a world with conlang dead-tree
>> subscriptions. (Would it be monthly? Have
>> a crossword? Or would every issue feature a
>> Relay-like text to decipher yourself?)
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