[bksvol-discuss] Re: your book has been replaced

I wonder, however, that being the case, if the
replacement really is better than Bud's copy. Does
anyone proofread the NY TImes  books? Carrie, when you
or other volunteers in the office scan the books, are
they proofread too? I know you personally do in some
case, but I got the impression that you don't always,
and I don't know about the others.

Bud, maybe you could download the NY Times book and
compare it with the one you pre-validated before
submitting.

Cindy


--- Silvara <silvara@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Bud:
> 
> I just looked up S is for Silence. It was submitted
> by the New York Times. I 
> guess we should avoid scanning books that are on the
> New York Times best 
> seller list since bookshare is scanning them in
> house.  It's too bad you 
> wasted your time.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bud Schwab" <budschwab@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 9:20 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] your book has been
> replaced
> 
> 
> > Hi gang,
> >
> > I have occasionally received a message that says
> "your book has not been 
> > accepted,"  which is usually my fault not having
> checked to see if it was 
> > already in the list.  Yesterday I got a new
> message saying "your book has 
> > been replaced."  The message said that the book
> was replaced with another 
> > better copy.  I appreciate that we are given the
> reason why.  It said that 
> > the other copy had less mistakes etc.  I have no
> problem with that.  I am 
> > interested in the pool getting the best copy of
> any book that is 
> > available.  I thought I had a relatively free scan
>  of mistakes, but I'm 
> > not a vallidator.  I have no problems since I am
> not working for points, I 
> > just enjoy scanning and reading a book that I can
> send on to the bookshare 
> > pool.  The book was S is for Silence by Sue
> Grafton.  I wish there were 
> > more messages as to why a book has been rejected,
> but I guess that gets 
> > too involved.   Anyway, I'm just interrested in
> Bookshare getting the best 
> > that is available.  Anyway, I guess the message of
> this email is to say 
> > that I appreciate that we are given a reason
> sometimes why a book is 
> > rejected, but wish that  there could always be a
> reason given to the 
> > donator as to why it might not be accepted.
> >
> >
> > Bud Schwab
> > W 6 Z Y P
> > Malibu, California
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