On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 12:40:59PM -0500, STeve Andre' wrote:
> On Friday 13 November 2009 12:33:33 David McFarlane wrote:
> > At 11/13/2009 12:08 PM Friday, STeve Andre' wrote:
> > >On Friday 13 November 2009 11:46:52 Tom Rockwell wrote:
> > > > STeve Andre' wrote:
> > > > > I have an HP 8150N thats been great. 660K+ pages printed without
> > > > > error.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Laid end-to-end those pages would stretch from East Lansing to Muskegon.
> > > >
> > > > :-)
> > > >
> > > > -Tom
> > >
> > >Yes, I know and I'm horrified at that. I'm paper celibate, or nearly so,
> > >having printed less than two reams of paper in the 13 years I've been
> > >here.
> > By contrast I am paper promiscuous -- e.g., I can't stand reading
> > program .hlp & .chm files on a computer screen, so I just now got a
> > program to convert these to .pdf/.doc so I can print off hundreds of
> > pages of documentation and read them properly. At least I have
> > another program that allows me to print these off double-sided with
> > two pages on each side (reducing page use by a factor of four, and
> > requiring me to read with my best reading glasses). And I do the
> > same with all the technical .pdfs that I have to read.
> > -- dkm
> eventually, ghost forrests will haunt you!
I try, but I cannot read long amounts of text on the screen - even from
these nice new LCD terminals which are better. So, if I have to
read through long documents or documentation, I have to print it.
So, if you are writing stuff, learn to be concise...