Re: The Final Word on Browsers and the Future

Abigail (
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 11:14:09 -0400 (EDT)

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Subject: Re: The Final Word on Browsers and the Future
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 11:14:09 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Abigail" <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Dan Delaney" at Oct 22, 96 10:38:44 am

You, Dan Delaney, wrote:
++ 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.

Yes, but the extra overhead for webpages isn't nearly as much as 
for venyl and CD versions.