Book production: Papering over e-books

“One might easily think that print publishing is a fussy business: all of that preparation to put ink on paper seems rather last century — or last half millennium. Electronic books have been hailed as the future and the perfection of the codex format, because of their ease of production, distribution, and infinite perfect replication. Yet this Babbage has found that not to be the case …” (more)

[Babbage (The Economist), 15 April]

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