[GBW] GBW Directory

Margaret H. Johnson marhiljoh at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 10 14:13:28 EST 2010


I am perfectly willing to pay to get the directory. Of course, I can  
keep the one I now have and update it from the Newsletter from time  
to time. When that wears out, I can buy a new one and keep it updated.

Margaret
On Dec 10, 2010, at 10:15 AM, Peter D. Verheyen wrote:

> Really amazed at the response to the online issue, but so be it...
> That said, if GBW wanted, they could lock down the PDF directory so
> that nothing can be copied/pasted... That would be a pain, but if
> someone really wanted they could just rekey... Point is, you can do
> that with print as well.
>
> I think it is very reasonable of GBW to move forward with making some
> of these resources available online - saves $$$, and easier to update.
> My lament is coordination of announcements isn't ideal resulting in
> confusion like now.
>
> For a print directory, another option would be having it printed on
> demand by Lulu or Blurb and then folks could order online. The link
> could be kept hidden and be available only via the "members only"
> area. Fill out the order form, pay (maybe $10 at cost), and it'll
> arrive in your mail in about 2 weeks. Yes, it's passing on the costs,
> but so be it.
>
> p.
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> Quoting Mark Andersson <markjandersson at gmail.com>:
>
>> Can I just pipe in and say this is not going to be an on-line  
>> directory.
>> It is going to be a pdf file you can download and print and bind.  Or
>> search on your computer.
>>
>> Web crawlers won't go through a pdf file, especially one that they  
>> can't
>> get into because it's password protected.
>>
>> I understand the reservations about an online directory, but this  
>> is not
>> going to be that.
>>
>> m
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