19.173 "dry photography"?

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 07:02:26 +0100

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 173.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 06:56:05 +0100
         From: "Michel Lemaire" <mlemaire17_at_sympatico.ca>
         Subject: Dry photography?


In his famous essay, «As We May Think» (1945),
Vannevar Bush describes his imaginary computer,
the «memex», as working with «dry photography».
Being francophone, I do not know what it means.
Could someone tell me what is «dry photography»? Thanks.

Michel Lemaire
Département des lettres françaises
Université d'Ottawa
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