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Subject:Re: PDF vs. paper From:Darren Barefoot <dbarefoot -at- MPS-CANADA -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 16 Dec 1998 13:41:15 -0800
In support of on-line documentation, there's another factor that everyone
seems a bit reticint to address: The affect on the environment. Growing up
in a resource-based economy taught me the value of trees, among other
things. Consider how much paper would be saved if say, ten percent of
software products now shipping with hardcopy chose not on-line docs instead.
Call me a tree-hugger, but this, more than any turbid inclinations of the
users or writers alike, seems a worthwhile advantage. DB.
Technical Content Developer
MPS Canada, Vancouver, BC