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from the mailing for Optical PRE, the first exhibition-cum-workshop
"to focus solely on production, pre-production and post-production for
all optical media formats: CD, CD-ROM, CD-R, DVD, CD-I, Video Disc,
Photo CD, Enahcned CD, Mini Disc, MO and Data Storage."
[this show runs 19-21 Aug. 97 in San Jose at the SJ Conv. Ctr.]
from the blurb on a session entitled "Authoring vs. Premastering:
Creative and Mechanical Aspects of Program Development" :
"Authoring" is a widely used (and misused) term in optical media.
To many it is a creative activity that guides a project, others use it
to refer to the whole process of content development. "Premastering"
is being used as a term for processes that can be handled in a mechanical
means. This session will suggest where the boundaries are between
these two stages in an interactive development environment, ..."
Aren't you glad to know that crucial distinction?
Al Rubottom /\ alrubottom -at- bigfoot -dot- com
tel: 619.292.9998 /\ fax: 619.541.2260