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Nemo Nusquam cym224 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 23:51:27 AEST 2021

On 2021-04-08 01:32, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Apr 2021, Norman Wilson wrote (in part):
>> I'm not sure why people, even in a group devoted to history like 
>> ours, focus so much on whether a journal is issued in print or only 
>> electronically.  The latter has become more and more common.
> Well, curling up in bed with a good PDF just doesn't quite feel the 
> same...  It's also handy in a waiting room (no battery to go flat and 
> not having to rely upon a WiFi connection) and also when waiting for 
> the local bus.

In this informal survey, I side with Dave, though I prefer to read in my 
comfy well-lit chair with tea/coffee/cocoa.  (A very similar thread was 
aired on MO last year.)

>> On one hand, I too find that if something is available only 
>> electronically I'm more likely to put off reading it, probably 
>> because back issues don't pile up as visibly.
I fully concur -- I tend to completely forget about them.  Have 
advertisers actually tracked how many readers look at their ads in print 
vs. digital?


> I know the feeling :-)  I'm slowly working through my bookmarks.
> -- Dave

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