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Posts and Posterity
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Posts and Posterity
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@HCTC.NET>
- Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 09:39:18 -0400
- In-Reply-To: <199705021313.IAA14548@austin.sig.net>
- Message-Id: <199705021339.GAA16974@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
At 09:14 AM 5/2/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> Just for curiosity's sake, what portion of your daily email ...
>> gets printed out for posterity?
>As a rule, I print only the technical information which will help me at
the bench. I assume the author's copyright but the fair use doctrine will
permit a hard copy for personal use.
Now and then a good piece of lore, e.g. Lawrence Roberts' posting on the
18th cent. binders' strike, makes it to the printer, but most of the mail
is not relevant to me---distant exhibits, classes I could never attend,
most cyber- wars--- so I don't save it.
Overall, the list is extremely helpful and valuable to me and my requests
for specific help have always been rewarded with courteous and valuable
responses, for which I am duly thankful.
Sam Lanham (email@example.com)
It ain't the heavy haulin' that hurts the horse. It's the clop, clop, clop
on the hard highway.
----Ray Wynn, west Galveston Island