Anyone know what happened to the books at UNSW in the end?  Was
everything digitially preserved before being 'burnt'?

It might make for an interesting wikinews article.

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/books-get-the-shove-as-university-students-prefer-to-do-research-online-20110307-1bl8b.html

https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Libricide_plans_on_ice_at_University_of_Oslo

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Subject: [Foundation-l] 6 reasons we're in another book-burning period
in history
To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List <foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org>


I love Cracked. It's Wikipedia with dick jokes.

http://www.cracked.com/article_19453_6-reasons-were-in-another-book-burning-period-in-history_p2.html

To be ha ha only serious for a moment, this touches on why we all
bother doing this.

(But an image filter definitely needs money spent on it.)


- d.

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