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Re: new format for books


Amen Gene - I'm w/ you - I love my books!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 21 Aug 2003 08:28:20 -0400

>Well, Dona,
>    You can put a book on CD, but that does not make the CD a book... still
>a CD. Entirely different experience. And, one which I do not care for. When
>I read a book I want to sit in my chair and hold a book..... not sit in
>front of another computer screen. I do not think space is the issue. The CD
>is probably more through... depends upon the company publishing. But CD can
>have several languages, voice tracks, motion, animations to illustrate, lot
>of stuff that will not work in hard copy... if it is used to full extent.
>    No matter how wonderful the miracle of electronics...I still want
>something in my hands and a comfortable chair.
>    Gene E. Bush
>Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
>www.munchkinnursery.com
>genebush@munchkinnursery.com
>Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>
>----- Original Message -----
>> Well either this group is down for the count or no one has anything to
>> say... so! :)
>>
>> Concerning those large reference books we all have. Noticing more are
>> going to a cd or dvd type format. Anyone buying these? They obviously
>> take up much less space in our homes, but are they as thorough?
>>
>> Of course, if a particular one is exceptional, I would love to hear
>> about it. BUT, these messages are archived, so if you are not happy with
>> the content of one, I would not really post that fact either. I am
>> guessing that a no comment would also state something too...
>>
>> Confused! Yep, me too and I wrote it! :)
>>
>> Donna
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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