[bksvol-discuss] Re: Stripper, get outa town!


I second it!  I think the stripper is utterly unnecessary and has been
creating ongoing problems since the beginning!  Please let's stop using it,
and leave the headers and footers and page numbers as they are in the
original submission.

Debbie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 7:18 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Stripper, get outa town!


> What you say about the changes in the books is scary.
> It would be a shame to have books we have worked so
> hard on made inferior rather than excellent. And it
> sounds as if someone downloading the book might go to
> extra work to re-scan and submit.
>
> I agree. I'd like to see the stripper eliminated.
> Thoseof us who care can manually delete headings and
> those who don't care can ignore them.
>
> Cindy
>
> --- Pam Quinn <quinns@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Just looked at a couple of my submissions on the new
> > books list, and
> > the format is totally butchered. One has the word
> > chapter before each
> > chapter, but not the number of the chapter it is.
> > The other has the
> > number, but not the word chapter. In the case where
> > the chapter
> > numbers are present, they start on the same lines as
> > the ends of the
> > chapters before them.
> >
> > I also noticed that the page breaks so many are
> > worried about often
> > appear in different places than the originals, and
> > some of them are
> > gone altogether.
> >
> > Granted, we're not missing any of the stories here,
> > but I for one like
> > to know when new chapters start as I often like to
> > use the end of a
> > chapter for a stopping place. The format doesn't
> > matter much if
> > reading with speech, but a lot of these books
> > wouldn't be that
> > pleasant to read in braille, or visually eitther I
> > would imagine.
> >
> > There surely must be a way of making sure that the
> > finished product is
> > not inferior to the original submissions. As I have
> > said before, the
> > first step in doing that would be to either improve
> > or trash the
> > stripper!
> >
> > Pam
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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