[bksvol-discuss] Re: Lose the stripper!

Ouch! Not good.

Cindy


--- Silvara <silvara@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Cindy,
> 
> I think there's a misperception about the stripper.
> It also strips page 
> numbers, chapter headings and any other heading that
> is repeated more then 
> once. Sometimes it even strips the word prologue and
> epilogue.
> 
> Grace
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 4:07 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lose the stripper!
> 
> 
> >I vote for scrapped. I don't really see what good
> it
> > does. Maybe I just don't understand its function.
> My
> > understanding is that  it will strip headers if it
> > sees repetitions but will leave things alone when
> the
> > first word or character on each page is different.
> > Which means that if the page number is up there on
> the
> > first line with the header, the header will be
> left
> > alone. Often, the headers are scrambled and so
> they
> > are not repetitive, and then they, too,
> theoretically
> > are left alone. So either the book goes to the
> > collection with the headers intact, scrambled or
> o.k.,
> > or we eliminate them manually or by doing a global
> > replace with nothing.
> >
> > Am I missing something? Is there something
> beneficial
> > to the book that the stripper does?
> >
> > Cindy
> >
> >
> > --- Marissa Mika <Marissa.M@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Hey Tracy,
> >>
> >> Rather than issuing a plaintive cry to the bksvol
> >> list, how about we
> >> tackle this constructively? Send me the validated
> >> copy of a book that
> >> you feel has been mutilated by the stripper and
> is
> >> currently live on
> >> Bookshare, so the two copies can be compared.
> Point
> >> out where you think
> >> the stripper did its unjust work, and then we can
> >> evaluate it from
> >> there. By using this evidence, we can begin to
> >> figure out how the
> >> stripper can either be adjusted or possibly
> >> scrapped.
> >>
> >> Sound like a plan? This invitation is extended to
> >> all.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Marissa
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >> Behalf Of Tracy Carcione
> >> Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 11:18 AM
> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Lose the stripper!
> >>
> >> You know, I could validate faster, if I didn't
> have
> >> to look at every
> >> page to
> >> make sure that damn stripper wasn't going to take
> >> out text, not just
> >> headers.
> >> Tracy
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >
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