--On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 11:44 AM -0700 Darryl Wiggers
>> ..one could, of course, make the case that availability, easy access,
>> (and fervent publicity) fire demand...not the other way around. I've
>> always been a big fan of building the field of dreams, and then standing
>> by with bountiful popcorn and peanuts...
> A few weeks ago it was a announced that sales of DVD players had reached
> the 3 million mark.
> That's about the population size of my home city of Toronto -- a
> relatively small fraction of the rest of the continent (let alone the
> world). So what is the rest of the population suppose to do when
> libraries choose to serve the minority instead of the majority?
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