[bksvol-discuss] Re: The Broker--strengths and weaknesses

  • From: Jill O'Connell <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 15:44:29 -0800

I do most of my reading on the BrailleNote with web braille books and
although they have page numbers, they do not have the title except at the
beginning of the book.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sarah Van Oosterwijck" <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 9:58 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The Broker--strengths and weaknesses

> Mary, I must point out that your statement is not actually true.  You
> must have just learned to ignore the headers because they certainly are
> present in braille books.  They all have page numbers and the title of
> the book at the top of each page.  Since braille pages usually contain
> less than print pages the headers and page numbers cause even more
> clutter than they would in a scanned book, and they are also present in
> web braille books.
> I suggest people strip the headers themselves if they don't like them.
> They can do it by searching for the words in the running headers or by
> using their own software to do it.  I have also found it amazing just
> how much can be ignored if you get used to it.
> That doesn't mean I would reject books that don't have headers, but why
> kill them if they are there and could be useful.
> Sarah Van Oosterwijck
> http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity

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