GENERAL: Umberto Eco Method of Writing.

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I thought you might find this interesting...

bob schaefer

Article 2645 of comp.human-factors:
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Subject: Re: Do computers make life easier?
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Date: 21 Apr 93 21:13:22 GMT
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>[email protected] ( Jay Lundell ) writes:
>> Have computers improved the quality of art? I don't think so. I haven't
>> seen any evidence that computers have made it easier to produce a "War
>> and Peace" or "The Grapes of Wrath".

In article <[email protected]> [email protected]
(mathew) writes:
>Here I must disagree. Umberto Eco uses a huge cross-linking database to
>store all the information which lets him weave together his novels. His work
>would have been harder -- perhaps even unfeasibly hard -- without a computer.

Interesting, anyone know the exact technology Eco uses?
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