[bksvol-discuss] Re: validating

But isn't copyright info checked before final approval anyway?

Joanie

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Julie Morales" <inlovewithchrist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 12:27 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validating


> Hi, Joanie. But how would one know that the submitter did pay that much
> attention to detail? How would one know that the submitter did read the
book
> entirely through? All of the Janette Oke books I've been submitting have
> been read completely through. They are of excellent quality. Kurzweil's
> ranked spelling proves that. Most of them are at least 99.8 percent
accurate
> or better. Is that good? Certainly, but don't take my word for it. *smile*
> I'm not saying anyone would do this, but it's possible that someone could
> say they read the book completely through in hopes of speeding up the
> process when, maybe, in fact, they did not. I think having another person
> validate is a good form of checks and balances and support it. I think
it's
> a necessary part of making sure Bookshare stays true to what it was meant
to
> be, and we do have copyright to think about. What if a submitter did
> validate their own submission and something in that area was missing?
Those
> are just my thoughts, anyway. Take care.
> Julie Morales
> inlovewithchrist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "CJ Vining" <Vining@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 10:01 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validating
>
>
> That's one opinion I don't happen to agree with. If the book scanned
poorly,
> then yes, a second person looking at the file may be a good idea, but if
> it's a near excellent scan to begin with, and the book is being read cover
> to cover anyway by the submitter, I don't see why that person's validation
> is any less valuable than someone else's. The book is still being read
with
> the same attention to detail as one would give to a book one did not scan.
>
> Joanie
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Rui" <goldWave@xxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 8:51 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: validating
>
>
> > (this is a repost of a message i wrote on 6/18/04)
> >
> > Hi Everyone:
> >
> > I am very glad that all the text quality people have come out of the
> > shadows.
> > There is only one more thing I would ask.
> > Please do not self-vallidate.
> > If your book has been sitting on the mountain of step 1 books for a
while,
> > (2 weeks of more) perhaps you could point that book out to the list.
> > I truly feel it is very worthwhile to have a second pair of eyes (pardon
> the
> > pun) look at the book.
> > That's why writers don't proofread their own books, a second person is
> lible
> > to catch more.
> >
> > I hope my text quality bretheron share my views on this.
> >
> > -- Rui
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Hope Hein" <hmhein@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 11:25 PM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] validating
> >
> >
> > >I am trying to validate This Side of HEAVEN. I down loaded it in to my
> > >documents, then unzipped it, then brought it up in word. Lastly I
changed
> > >the file name so it could be edited. I found many errors as well as
> missing
> > >words or even possibly sentences. I am correcting the errors and trying
> to
> > >figure out what is supposed to be written to complete missing
sentences.
> It
> > >is so garbled in some spots that I am going to check it out of the
> library
> > >and try a rescan. The reason I am saying all of this is two fold.
> Firstly,
> > >could my computer be doing something I.a. taking out words or not
showing
> > >them to me? Secondly, could the people who scan the books also validate
> > >them since they have the print copies? This is just a suggestion. I
know
> > >that I am knew and do not know much about scanning and validating. You
> all
> > >are doing a wonderful job and it is a privilege to read the books. I
just
> > >wonder if the books could be scanned  and validated by the same person
it
> > >would save time and frustration. I have tried to validate four books
and
> > >only one has made it so far.
> > >
> > > I would be grateful for any suggestions if anyone thinks my computer
may
> > > be causing some of the missing lines. Also, please give me feedback on
> > > what you think of the same person scanning and validating.
> > > Thank you
> > > I love Book Share and truly want to make it the best it can be.
> > > Hope
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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