Hopefully someone will take it to validate. If it's still on the page one when I've finished my stack, and you haven't validated it yourself, I'll do it. Cindy --- Sarah Van Oosterwijck <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Actually, I really like Star Trek books, and in this > case I am the scanner > not the validator. There's no guarantee anyone else > will scan the book if > I don't. I certainly would not be surprised to find > that the no-margine > paperback was the only printing of the book made, so > the editing is > required. I'd sure give up if I didn't care about > having the book. :-) I > work hard on what i like, but I quickly become a bum > and don't attempt to > work on books I don't like. > > Sarah Van Oosterwijck > Assistive Technology Trainer > http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 7:46 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: now scanning > > > > Kudos to you for sticking to the book that doesn't > > interest you. Apart from the fact that I wouldn't > take > > a Star Trek book in the first place, seeing in the > > library the kind of paper they're published in and > > knowing there are people here who really like > them, I > > think if I ran into problems as you are I'd > release it > > and post a request for someone more interested to > > validate. > > > > On the other hand, I have occasionally taken a > book > > that needed me that I didn't really enjoy, and I > did > > finish. In I found in one case that an well-known > > author whose books I thought I should read, I > didn't > > really care for, so I won't read the others--and > in > > the case of a non-fiction book, I learned to be > really > > careful before taking the book. I finally ended up > in > > that case not doing my usual careful validating > job > > about half-way through but just doing a > spell-check > > and eyeballing the page for footnotes and > dates--and > > hoping I got them all. E has learned my tastes, > smile, > > and knows which books to suggest I might fix and > which > > ones she knows I would prefer not to. > > > > I admire E., too, for tackling the non-fiction > books > > she does. Maybe they fit her interests, though > they > > wouldn't mine, but from the varied titles they > appear > > to be ones with limited general interest that > maybe > > she takes out of the goodness of her heart. > > > > Cindy > > --- Sarah Van Oosterwijck > > <curiousentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > >> I've now scanned and read to page 39 of The > Romulan > >> Prise by Simon Hawke, > >> which is obviously a Star Trek book. The book is > >> interesting enough, but > >> I'm not having as much fun as I should be having, > >> because this paperback > >> doesn't have any margine by the binding so the > loss > >> of a couple characters > >> at the binding is ridiculously common. I also > keep > >> having to fix "Ensign > >> To", who is really Ensign Ro. I'm just letting > >> everyone know that I am > >> working on it and have no intention of being > >> defeated. ;-) > >> > >> I've finished all but the reference pages at the > >> back of Ada Blakjack, but > >> there are some spots that need fixing. A few > pages > >> of the book had text > >> that wasn't as black as it should have been, so > some > >> of the page turned out > >> badly. I'm glad I had someone to ask about that, > >> because the results > >> really baffled me. I no longer believe in the > >> perfection of books people > >> can purchase, because I have found too many > >> problems. > >> > >> Sarah Van Oosterwijck > >> Assistive Technology Trainer > >> http://home.earthlink.net/~netentity > >> > >> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > >> bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject > >> line. 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