[newsline-beta] Re: Opening the Economist with K1K

  • From: "Sarah Van Oosterwijck" <netentity@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <newsline-beta@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 15:55:00 -0500

I've had that message appear for a file that later opened without problems.

Kurzweil 8 opened the bks file containing the daisy files of the Economist
without problems on my computer.  The unpack utility was not necessary.
This is with 98. Will now test various things in xp.

Sarah Van Oosterwijck

----- Original Message -----
From: "Guido Corona" <guidoc@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <newsline-beta@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 3:26 PM
Subject: [newsline-beta] Opening the Economist with K1K

> Unzipped successfully the Economist BKS file with the Bookshare tool.
> Opened K1K.  Attempted to open the related OPF file.  No go:  file type
> could not be determined.  Selected the related HTML file instead.  K1K
> opened the file without problems and found a document called. . .
> 'Various Economist'
> Never heard of such a creature.  Seriously,  The author field should be
> left blank, to avoid the 'various' and the document should contain the
> date of the issue as part of the title.
> I did not find a table of content in the beginning of the body text, after
> the reading of the Bookshare 'riot act'.  Shouldn't there be one?  Web
> Braille magazines contain a table of content instead.
> Guido
> Guido D. Corona
> IBM Accessibility Center,  Austin Tx.
> IBM Research,
> Phone:  (512) 838-9735
> Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Visit my weekly Accessibility WebLog at:
> http://www-3.ibm.com/able/weblog/corona_weblog.html

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