Re: saving trees (printing)

Subject: Re: saving trees (printing)
From: Bryan Sherman <bsherm -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 10:56:12 -0500

True to a degree, but don't discount the number of folks who won't
print out the manual. How many printed manuals do I have that I have
never opened?

In addition, I love being able to pull down a PDF of the manual from
the company's web site. I have found myself relying on this more and

On 1/5/06, Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> Generally speaking, I think delivering documents electronically saves a
> lot of paper for the manufacturer. However, paper consumption in the US
> has exploded since the introduction of the laser printer. So I don't
> think you're saving any trees; you're just shifting the cost of printing
> to the end user and raising the overall printing cost in the bargain
> (laser printing being much more expensive than offset printing).
> I'm not suggesting you don't make the change. I'm just suggesting that
> the change won't actually save trees.
> Dick

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saving trees (printing): From: Bill Swallow
Re: saving trees (printing): From: Dick Margulis

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