Rescued documentation issues
RichA at vulcan.com
Tue Oct 27 15:28:54 CDT 2009
> From: Al Kossow
> Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 5:10 PM
> Rich Alderson wrote:
>> Never discard the paper just because you have converted the information
>> content to an electronic or chemical form.
> Easy to say when you work for a billionaire.
I suspect that the budget here is far less than the one you work with.
You also snipped a very important part of what I said: Once you are
done with the paper, to your own satisfaction, pass the paper along to
someone else who may have other resources, or who may lack resources that
you think are so common that everybody must have them.
> Storage space costs real money, and the payments never stop.
I know. I have one of those, too. Remember that I, like you, don't only
do this as a profession.
> I know people who have lost collections because they couldn't
> afford the rent to store it. I also know people who are out of
> work in the valley right now who are downsizing their collections
> to be able to survive.
You and I are very lucky. We're getting paid to do something that we
would otherwise have to pay for ourselves. We both know people who have
lost their jobs in the current economy, who must make difficult personal
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