[bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux

And Gary, you've just sent 9 messages to the group in under two
minutes...how about replying with something constructive that states your
opinion verses these little snippets that unless you go back and read the
original post make no sense?

Jake
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Petraccaro" <garyp130@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux


> Yes.
> 143 messages is more than came through on any other list.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Louise" <lougou@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 7:09 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux
>
>
> > Now children, enough of this sparring.  Does any of this have anything
to
> > do
> > with Bookshare?  Do we want Marissa to start cracking down on these type
> > of
> > discussions?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  ----- Original Message -----
> >  From: Kenneth A. Cross
> >  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 2:36 PM
> >  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux
> >
> >
> >  Just another example of your concern for the customer.
> >    ----- Original Message -----
> >    From: Guido Corona
> >    To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >    Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 3:16 PM
> >    Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux
> >
> >
> >
> >    Thank you Dr. Cross,  yours has been  a Thorough treatment of the
> > matter
> > at hand" or is it a "compact biography?" of me.  Thank goodness it is
not
> > a
> > "Love Inspired Romance".
> >
> >    Guido Dante Corona
> >    IBM Accessibility Center,  Austin Tx.
> >    Research Division,
> >    Phone:  512. 838. 9735.
> >    Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx
> >    Web:  http://www.ibm.com/able
> >
> >
> >
> >          "Kenneth A. Cross" <crossk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >          Sent by: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >          12/29/2004 01:49 PM Please respond to
> >                bksvol-discuss
> >
> >
> >         To <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >                cc
> >                Subject [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >    I want to support Mary's comments.  Not only is Guido vigorously
trying
> > to
> >       impose his standards, but he has made this a very unpleasant list
> > with
> >    which to be associated.  He routinely downs other volunteers,
> > forgetting
> >    that we, too, are customers as well as volunteers, but he also wastes
> > list
> >    bime with humor which is very often off point.  That might even be
> > okay,
> > but
> >    express a view with which he disagrees, and suddenly your entire
> > personality
> >    is suspect. You are discussing things which have already been
resolved,
> > even
> >    though he might be the only one who thinks so.
> >    ----- Original Message -----
> >    From: "Mary Otten" <maryotten@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >    To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >    Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 1:33 PM
> >    Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: txt page breaks redux
> >
> >
> >    > Guido,
> >    > Here's a thought. Since there are lots of books on the download
page
> > which
> >    are not in the txt format, and since there are people willing to work
> > on
> >    those which you find unredeemable and others who would be
> >    > interested in reading cleaned up versions of same, why don't you
> >    concentrate on the better quality or at least the non txt items
rather
> > than
> >    imposing your standards on the whole of BookShare, especially in the
> >    > absence of word from the powers that be regarding this issue?
> >    > In a note to Kelly, you wondered rhetorically what part of the
words
> > pride
> >    of work people don't understand. In turn, I wonder what gives you the
> > right
> >    to grant  yourself the authority to set standards which BookShare
> >    > itself simply has not set.  This whole problem can be avoided if
you
> > just
> >    set the selection of books on step one to be viewed to something
other
> > than
> >    all formats, e.g. kes or rtf.
> >    > There is room for interpretation with respect to the "readability"
> >    standard. But until BookShare comes out with a guideline regarding
this
> >    whole page break business that will supercede what Marissa said
before
> > the
> >    > Christmas break, I'd say your position on the page break issue is
> > more
> >    like disregard of present  policy rather than pride of work.
> >    > I sure hope the staff at BookShare reaches consensus soon on this
> > issue
> >    and then,  let us all live with that decision, whatever it may be.
> >    > Mary
> >    >
> >    >
> >    >
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