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

  • From: "Sarah Van Oosterwijck" <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 23:29:16 -0600

Some do.  I very distinctly remember seeing "portrait of a Lady" over
and over and over again on my BN display when reading it from web
braille, and I know that hasn't been the only book with them.

Sarah Van Oosterwijck

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jill O'Connell" <jillocon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 5:44 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The Broker--strengths and weaknesses

> 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
> 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.
> > must have just learned to ignore the headers because they certainly
> > present in braille books.  They all have page numbers and the title
> > the book at the top of each page.  Since braille pages usually
> > 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
> > web braille books.
> >
> > I suggest people strip the headers themselves if they don't like
> > They can do it by searching for the words in the running headers or
> > using their own software to do it.  I have also found it amazing
> > 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
> > kill them if they are there and could be useful.
> >
> >
> > Sarah Van Oosterwijck
> > http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity
> >
> >

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