Linotype: The Film

How does the linotype fit into today’s technology?

It doesn’t.

Comments

Thanks for posting! Looks entertaining and educational. Especially to those of us who grew up on digital typesetting.

It doesn't.

Great line!

I find these machines mesmerizing to watch.

indeed eliason.

looking forward to it.

> I find these machines mesmerizing to watch.

I do, too. And the redistribution mechanism that Mergenthaler devised was absolute genius, an amazing example of pre-digital “computing.”