At 08:40 -0500 1998/11/25, Y&Y, Inc. wrote:
>>But paper is the only thing you can do better than I can. I can run
>>a web-site with no problem and publish my stuff in whatever format I
>>The only thing I cannot do is printing large quantities of paper
>>and shipping them to every library in the world.
>No. You can't review articles. You can't provide easy searching and access
>to all articles in an area. Etc. There *is* a role for publishers to
>play. Of course
>it is true that there have always been `self publishers'. But most people
>have better things to do with their time.
On the whole, professionals can do better that amateurs: And this also
concerns websites and such. So publishing will simply change nature.
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