[bksvol-discuss] Re: new books and Daisy navigation, or lack of it.

The page numbers would need to be the same as in the books for reference 
purposes.

Cindy

On Sep 29, 2011, at 11:56 PM, <ohio1803@xxxxx> wrote:

> I appreciate your suggestions, Mayrie, although as it happens, on the Victor 
> Stream, I had created the folder and indeed copied all of the files in there.
> And it reads fine. Except as we agreed, without the ability to navigate by 
> page.
> 
> I agree with those who have stated the opinion that page navigation has to 
> still be an important component we come to rely upon in our reading, and has 
> been a real benefit of the Bookshare experience, for myself, and am glad to 
> hear others feel the same.
> 
> I agree, with you, too, however, Mayrie. The fact that the books are coming 
> from the publishers is great, and something we have also advocated for.
> 
> If it is true, that thinking caps can come on and we and Bookshare staff can 
> come up with a way to take those and, while there is no page number, to as 
> one said, at least just designate that so many lines is a page and put the 
> markers in there.  I'm not at all technical enough to know how. But I bet it 
> could be done, and in such a way that it would not have to require a ton of 
> extra time.
> 
> Just something for the good old long Bookshare wish list, I reckon.
> And thankful I remain that the collaborative spirit remains in Bookshare. I 
> think it is a great endeavor. And one I appreciate all of you for being a 
> part of.
> 
> Meanwhile, I am glad to get a book so quickly.
> A few years ago, I was out there going and buying these new books and 
> scanning furiously to submit those which I had gotten a fever for from 
> listening to the author on their book tour doing the radio or tv circuit. 
> Now, I have reformed. Since a couple times or more I did that and found that 
> my submission was rejected and the message said it because the book was 
> already in the collection.  I was not paying enough attention to know this 
> was happening.
> 
> Anyway. I rattled on again, too long, too.
> 
> Thanks.
> Rik James
> 
> PS.  Now, back to Radio Unnameable with Bob Fass on WBAI.  It is my one late 
> night! My Montana stream, a campfire heard crackling all the way from the Big 
> Apple! 
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