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

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 17:18:13 -0800 (PST)

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.


--- 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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