I validated a book like that once. I don't remember at the moment what it was, but I felt it was worth my time to validate rather than to reject. My guess is that the scanner found end-of-line breaks and deleted them all, replacing them with nothing, without realizing that the ones at the ends of paragraphs would also be deleted. Cindy --- Dan Beaver <dbeaver888@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I would like to speak with the validator of this > book. It might not be a > bad idea for the admins to be alerted to this book > too. > > This book was placed in the collection as a category > good book. Ok, so be > it. However, it has a number of mistakes in > scanning that would have been > very easy to clean up. It also has a problem in the > html format when > downloaded and opened. The html appears to have > been generated from a file > that had no page breaks at all so the book appears > as 1 great big gigantic > humungous paragraph. It is all strung together with > no paragraph boundaries > with page numbers and page headers scattered > throughout it. > > I am sorry but I find it rather disappointing to > find this kind of thing > being placed in the collection. It certainly would > be dificult for someone > to use as reference material. > > Now, since I have been the one to complain I will > probably take on the task > of doing a BSO of this book. That is unless someone > else chooses to do so > first. If I do it it will take a significant amount > of time. I already > have 5 good sized books of Anne Perry's I am working > on to submit and I am > validating a very very large book too. > > Ok, off my hobby horse. > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Shape Yahoo! in your own image. Join our Network Research Panel today! http://surveylink.yahoo.com/gmrs/yahoo_panel_invite.asp?a=7 To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.