Re: Electronic Review

Subject: Re: Electronic Review
From: Lazarus Slater <lazaruss -at- EICON -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 1995 07:46:00 PST

I agree with you, but when a document is 1000 pages and is being reviewed
by 15 people it becomes difficult for me to explain to my kids how
important the environment is to us.

From: TECHWR-L[SMTP:TECHWR-L -at- VM1 -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu]
Sent: Thursday, December 07, 1995 3:22 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Electronic Review

Tom Kolano wrote:
> Clearly, there are advantages to eliminating paper in such a
> process.
> However, in grad school we were made aware of studies
> which demonstrated that electronic copy was much more straining
> and tiring to read than hard copy. Unfortunately, I do not
> remember the authors of these studies, but I agree with
> the conclusion from my own experience. Isn't this still an
> accepted tenet? I prefer reading paper copy, and would
> probably insist on the same as the reviewers above.

I prefer to edit and review documents on paper rather than on the
It's easier to read paper documents (more dpi than on the monitor).
reviewing doesn't allow me to flip back and forth between pages to
paragraphs. When I review paper documents, I move away from the computer,
back in the chair, and rest my feet on an opened bottom drawer of my
desk. I
like to believe that this change of position is helping me avoid
stress injuries.

Sue Ellen Adkins
sea -at- netcom -dot- com

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