Re: The Final Word on Browsers and the Future

Dan Delaney (dgdela01@homer.louisville.edu)
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 10:38:44 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 10:38:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: Dan Delaney <dgdela01@homer.louisville.edu>
To: Abigail <abigail@ny.fnx.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: The Final Word on Browsers and the Future
In-Reply-To: <199610212212.SAA14369@melgor.ny.fnx.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.HPP.3.91.961022103529.21886A-100000@homer.louisville.edu>

On Mon, 21 Oct 1996, Abigail wrote:
> Moral: had U2 made both a CD and a venyl record (which doesn't need
> recording things twice), they had made twice as much royalties.  U2
> certainly doesn't care how the man were dressed. They want to sell
> their work as much as possible, either for the royalties, or because
> they want to spread their toughts/words/music/feelings or whatever
> drives the musician.

   What you fail to realize here is that even though they don't need to 
record twice, it DOES cost a lot of extra money to produce those LPs. The 
problem is that there simply aren't very many people who have turntables 
anymore, so the record company would actually lose money by producing a 
bunch of LPs that very few people would buy. In order to get past the 
overhead of producing them they would need to sell a certain amount, and 
that just wouldn't happen. So none of them make LPs anymore.

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