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Alex Tolley

You raise an interesting point about buying ebooks vs dead trees. I think there is a lot to be said for buying ebook versions of consumable books - manuals, technical books, magazines, newspapers etc. I already save interesting articles as either pdf documents or as html on Google documents. My computer books, especially on programming would be much better as annotated, searchable, electronic copies. However, ebooks are not so good for books that are presentations, such as illustrated, coffee table books, nor my book collections of authors that are part of my home furnishings and announce who I am by what I read.

One thing I can be sure of, my dead tree books are going to be readable a century or more into the future, by anyone who can read. The proprietary format Kindle ebooks will be unreadable within a decade or two as newer technologies replace the reader and file format. It would be interesting to read if you are still using the Kindle reader even 2 years from now.

For a much better view on how electronic books should be, look at the video on this french site about using an electronic book reader:

http://www.editis.com/content.php?
lg=fr&id=274

jon burg

Thanks for the great post! It's good to know I'm not all that far off - I wrote a very similar post yesterday!

yarışma

Thanks for the great post!

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