From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Feb 12 2001 - 17:51:40 MST
Durant Schoon wrote:
> I won't post to the whole list because I can't remember this exactly,
> nor do I have web access at work.
> try http://www.xlibris.com
> I think they are a print-on-demand company.
> I also know that Barnes&Noble (www.bn.com ?) invested in a very strong
> company (technology wise) that does the same thing. Maybe you can find
> something on their webpage. That's the one to go with, but can't remember
> what they call themselves...
> I'll see if I can track down the link if you don't find it...
(After I checked and found that the Web address was correct, Durant Schoon
gave me permission to post this to SL4.)
My initial reaction was that this was exactly what I was looking for -
print-on-demand, and xlibris takes care of the ordering. However, as far
as I can tell the price of one paperback is $14-$16, even for very small
books. That is essentially the only problem with this service, but it's a
big one. Besides, if I do put in the effort to transform FAI into book
form (including all the stuff needed to make it completely standalone),
I'd as soon go through a traditional publishing company and be a Real
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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