Al Barsa wrote (in part):

>There are many attendees of System Values that take copious notes.  For
>them, eliminating the handout would be a big problem.
>
>If killing trees offends you, I'm sorry.


There are a lot of technical sessions that -scream- out for handouts on
which to take notes.  Unfortunately, until we have those Star Trek
electronic clipboards that will display hundreds of pages of text and let
us scribble notes on the page, there will be a need for paper copies of a
lot of handouts.

I still hate the fact that IBM has stopped issuing AS400 manuals in hard
copy, and only issues the things on CD ROMs.  Not much space for marginal
notes on the CD.  And it's still hard to open 5 manuals at once on the
screen.

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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