Yes, it also reminds me of my last years with CompuServe when we were trying to justify a system which time and technology had rendered obsolete! I realize that there are legal issues here, but with the books requiring unpacking with a password, it would seem to me that BookShare could offer some sort of raw version of the book either as a stand alone item or as one of the files in the Daisy package. For newcomers reading the discussion over the last days, they would likely conclude that preparing books for submission and subsequent validating would be a painful gruelling process. The fact it isn't meant to be; and the validating guidelines don't expect any of that anyway. 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.