Re: It's all Gutenberg's fault... :-)

Subject: Re: It's all Gutenberg's fault... :-)
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 17 May 1996 22:43:10 -0700

At 10:48 AM 5/16/96 PDT, Kent Newton wrote:

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><snipped>

>Anyway, during one of the selected topics, Mr. Horton did indeed talk
>about how early manuscripts relied heavily on illustration (both
>informative and decorative) until the invention of the printing press
>reduced the cost of the text and increased the cost of illustration.

>I got the impression from him that he had recently presented this same
>material somewhere else. It probably was the STC conference.
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I tried to attend all of Horton's talks while in Seattle. I didn't see this
one. I do remember the opening speaker in Minneapolis' STC conference did
something like this. Did you hear that one? The speaker had been a
cartoonist for Hallmark Cards.

Marilynne
==============================================
>Kent Newton
>Senior Technical Writer
>Metrix, Inc.
>kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

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