[linux-elitists] More sites targeted -- another view (fwd)

Eugen Leitl eugen@leitl.org
Sun Nov 17 08:43:26 PST 2002


On 17 Nov 2002, Ben Woodard wrote:

> Thought: If it was so worthless why did the industry lobby so hard
> against it?

I don't think it was at all worthless. I think Elsevier & Co were fearing 
the equivalent of Medline and arXiv debacle in their online publications 
(which are quite rapidly displacing dead tree).




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