On the Indian National Interest
Radcliffe didn’t say
Then, only a few decades later, librarians faced the problem of how to subdivide their holdings on Pakistan-Bangladesh. Damned ‘splittism’! Their dilemma, fortunately, only afflicts the world of print libraries and bookstores, where each copy of each book has to be shelved in just one place. A digital work can be ‘shelved’ under a multitude of disparate topics.
I truly sympathize with the librarians, and I am badly addicted to the print medium for books, but I prefer Google’s networked organization of information to the giant hierarchies that librarians have employed to solve their physical shelving dilemmas.
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