Please Vote: Exercises in TDPL?
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Fri May 15 12:49:49 PDT 2009
"BCS" <none at anon.com> wrote in message
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> Hello Nick,
>> Ahh, I see what you're saying. In that case, that (and the well-being
>> of student's backs/spines everywhere) would be good reason for school
>> textbooks to finally move to an electronic format (but of course, that
>> has plenty of other downsides...)
> what I want to see (as a first step) is a printing press build to be
> installed at the schools. Then they just need to get a PDF and a license
> to print X copies: "Oh we ran out of that title, but we'll have a batch
> hot off the press in 10 minuets."
There are some schools that already either have or have access to a local
print shop. I know of at least a couple schools where a few of the classes
have books (usually small ones) that were written by the instructor or by
the department and printed by the local/official/semi-official school print
shop. What you suggest would be a great next step.
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