[newsline-beta] Re: The Site is Live!

  • From: Josephine Cai <josephine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: newsline-beta@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2004 13:15:40 -0400


I have one question about the search method for the periodicals.

The current page uses selection boxes.  Would this method be used when 
the site goes live? Will there be any other search mechanism?


Peter Scialli wrote:

>Hi All,
>We are ready for you to get started!
>Here's some instructions for what we'd like for you to try out:
>1.  Log in to Bookshare.org
>2.  Visit the periodicals page
>3.  Search for, then download at least one newspaper and one magazine.  If
>you are
>a Braille reader, we encourage you to download both the .BRF and the DAISY
>for review.
>4.  Unpack the periodicals, then read them in the method of your choosing.
>5.  Repeat the search and download of the same format of the same magazine
>in the week.
>6.  Reply to this list with any bugs that you may find, your thoughts,
>comments and
>Please note the following:
>The daily update of newspapers is not yet functioning, so although there
>will be
>'new' content on a daily basis, for a few days it will be the same content
>with the
>date changed
>We hope to add a 'Sunday' or 'Weekend' edition of one of the newspapers to
>be able
>to test downloading a large file size.  We'll email the list when this is
>Thanks in advance!
>Peter M. Scialli, Ph.D.
>Associate, Technical Projects, Bookshare.org
>A Project of The Benetech Initiative - Technology Serving Humanity
>peter @benetech.org

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