[free-sklyarov] Re: [wwwac] E-books solving a problem consumers don't have (fwd)
jays at panix.com
Fri Aug 10 15:10:24 PDT 2001
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Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 18:08:03 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jay Sulzberger <jays at panix.com>
To: Bill Volk <bvolk at inetworld.net>
Cc: List Web405 <web405 at southland.net>, wwwac list <wwwac at lists.wwwac.org>
Subject: Re: [wwwac] E-books solving a problem consumers don't have
On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Bill Volk wrote:
> Good article...
> So what do you all think? Can e-Books make it?
> I can remember that everyone thought PDA's were a bad idea after the Newton
> bombed.... maybe that's the issue here ...
Of course, books available world wide on the net at extraordinarily low
cost will be a smash success. Already in physics and mathematics the
process of moving to the net is well advanced. The old and now much too
costly means of aggregating and distributing scholarly works, that is, the
traditional journal only distributed in ink on paper form, cannot compete.
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