Tuesday, March 01, 2005

It's all good: Revenge of the Codex People

It's all good: Revenge of the Codex People
excerpt: Problems? Why it is nothing BUT problems! For one thing, the so-called type is notoriously inefficient. Unlike a scribe, the type can break and introduce mischief into the text. And I saw one document that was nothing but words---no engravings, no marginalia, just words. How can we expect people to reflect upon the glories of the heavens when all we are giving them is words? And, of course, people can form their own ideas if all they see are words.
A creative response t Gorman's "blog people..."