I was also playing Devil's Advocate against another point which I
didn't state (but believe), which is that such old technologies can
have cultural significance even if the technology has been totally
superceded. Example: Shobana Jeyasingh has just commissioned a dance
soundtrack from Jango Bates which is composed around, and includes,
Morse Code excerpts.
> We shouldn't be afraid, we should be vigilants, aware. If we are
> just afraid we don't use tools, we don't know.
-- Nick Rothwell, CASSIEL contemporary dance projects http://www.cassiel.com music synthesis and control
You've read the rant, now buy the album: http://www.cassiel.com/listenmove/