[bksvol-discuss] Re: looking for people scanning the following

  • From: "Ixchel, Jackie" <starsandhearts2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 21:52:53 -0500

Hi Jamie,
You make a good point, books being scanned is just for that. I think
that your idea of the "check out a book to scan" thing is really good.
I would like it if that were done because then all bookshare would
have to do is put wishes on there and then once a wish has been
scanned and moved on to be proofread it automatically goes off of the
scanned page.

On 2/25/12, Jamie Yates, CPhT <mirxtech@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have NEVER sent an announcement to booksbeingscanned@xxxxxxxxxxxxx and
> I'm the one who scanned Wife to the Bastard. So if I didn't send an
> announcement saying I was scanning it to that email address, why do I have
> to wait until I find out it's in the collection (which I don't always find
> out) and then send an email to that address to tell them it's in the
> collection?
> Now if I had sent an email then I would expect when I'm done scanning it I
> could send an email and say ok I'm done scanning it. Books being SCANNED is
> that--books being SCANNED.
> I still don't like the whole wishlist/scanned process. It would be so much
> easier if you could submit a wish like you can submit a book. Then someone
> could "check out" the wish and then people would know you're scanning the
> book. Then you "check in" the wish when you're done scanning it and it goes
> onto the ready for proofreading page. Bookshare wouldn't have to maintain
> ANY lists at all. The wishlist would maintain itself. The being scanned
> page would maintain itself. Nobody would have to worry about emailing an
> email address 4 to 6 months after they've scanned something that they never
> asked to be put on a list to begin with.
> --
> Jamie in Michigan
> Currently Reading: Clubbed to Death by Elaine Viets
> See everything I've read this year at: www.michiganrxtech.com/books.html

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