[nycbug-talk] the list
Sun Sep 26 05:32:48 EDT 2004
So has anybody ever seen 'The Gods Must Be Crazy'? My dad's favorite
movie growing up:
Seriously, I think we should really just give the books to the folks
that want them, and they'll float around nicely on their own... Mark's
got a good point- anyone stepping foreword to manage a Library project?
Though a good idea, even putting books in the mail takes time and
Before I'd said I'd hold onto the books for distribution, but I've got
NO mind to manage checkouts etc..., but I know who does- the New York
With that, I don't believe we, NYCBUG, can be nothing but pale in
comparison to the fine New York Public Library, and a quick online
search of the Library even shows they have one of the titles Dru's
bringing (and likely many of them, there's a lot of classic stuff in
Tons of killer, classic titles, all for the same price as an AOL CD.
Perhaps not as fast on the draw as a bookseller, (they don't seem to
have Dru's book, YET), but the really classic good stuff, they have.
If this becomes a problematic issue, we could likely just donate the
books to the NYPL directly, insomuch as we pay taxes for them to manage
checkouts- but a nicety of user groups is being around the flow of free
goodies, and sharing the knowledge, (book reviews, etc...)
Also, the more reviews we post to our online Library and abroad,
The more publishers like to give out more hot-off-the-press books!
my .02?, and my Library Card tossed into the ring...
PS- come to think of it, the public library has 'The Gods Must Be
P.S. My email address has changed with the incorporation of my
business, though structuredsystems email will continue to reach me. I
can now be reached at:
isaac at diversaform.com
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