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    As anyone here used one of those "electronic paper" book

> reading devices?  I've heard that they are getting pretty
> good at mimmicing most of the advantages of paper, but I've
> never seen one in person.  If they're as good as they say,
> they could be an option for downloading - and just "self
> destruct" the text at the due date.
>
>
> David Breneman         [log in to unmask]
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> I have used the Palm Reader function on my Palm IIIc for several years
> now.  I have paid up to $15 for a download.  I have read many books with
> it.  I try to keep one or two on the gizmo at all times, and this has proved
> to be a life saver, when stuck in a parking lot or waiting room.  The Palm
> library is pretty good sized, both classics and best sellers. The books live
> on your computer until you download them to the PDA.  When you're done
> reading, you take them off the PDA, but they still live on your computer if
> you wanted to read them again.  You are pretty much restricted to using just
> that PDA, so you can't share a book with someone else without sharing the
> PDA.  The PDA is backlit, so reading in bed is very easy.  Another feature
> that is appealing is that you can make the type larger.  FBS
>



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Frank B Strauss, DMD