[bksvol-discuss] Re: reading 1776

  • From: Tracy Carcione <carcione@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 16:49:45 -0400

I don't quite get that.  I handstrip headers as a matter of course.  Takes a
bit longer, but at least the book isn't full of junk headers. And it only
really adds a few hours to the time required, max.
Tracy
At 05:35 PM 9/30/05 -0700, you wrote:
>Thank you and Gerald for correcting me. I wonder how I managed to download a 
>"good" book. Actually all pages are there and page breaks don't seem to be a 
>problem. It does say who submitted the book; obviously he thought the 
>stripper would work but it didn't do so consistently. Since one would have 
>to have the book on hand to make the corrections, I guess the validator 
>can't be blamed either.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Mike Pietruk" <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 7:59 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: reading 1776
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>
>> Jill
>>
>> Right now, the book has a "good" rather than an excellent rating.
>> This, of course, still
>> makes the book eligible for brailling.
>> Based on what you report, the end result would likely be disappointing.
>> What is even more disturbing is that the listing for 1776 indicates a book
>> of 5 pages which means that the book is either incomplete or, in this
>> case, devoid of most of its page breaks.
>> I can see where headers might prove a problem on a Braille display which
>> doesn't use true pagination.
>> Hopefully, someone down the road will rescan the book and replace the copy
>> which is in the collection.
>> Incidentally, the submitter of the book is unknown as it is that infamous
>> "a bookshare volunteer".
>>
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