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Re: publishing on the web
<Taking a flying leap to land squarely atop my soapbox...>
Make no mistake about it, electronic publishing is here. It will
Think of monasteries--before the invention of the printing
press. Hot places for learning, new ideas, etc. Those folks
controlled the flow of information. Now think of the modern
connotations of the word 'monastery.'
Post-printing press, publishers and universities have controlled
the flow of scholarly information.
What will happen in the world of electronic publishing? What
entities will control the flow of information? MCI? Sprint?
Time-Warner? Ted Turner?
As information producers and consumers, you will want to think
about the issues of who controls information flow, how it's
distributed, and so on.
<Gliding, ever-so-gently, like Archeopteryx(?) from the top of
the soapbox to the ground...>
Colorado School of Mines