[Bookreader] gnubook/Read-activity update

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 23:19:27 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Samuel Klein <sj at laptop.org> wrote:
> Here are some quick notes from a discussion this afternoon about
> producing better downloadable collections, testing new Read features,
> and gnubook support.   We'll meet again next week, and every two weeks
> after that, next week likely on Friday again (time TBA).
> Sayamindu is close to having gnubook support ready to test, and it's
> looking great for short books with full-resolution page images.
> (roughly 5-10x the size of the equivalent PDF.  there's more work to
> be done here.)   To show off and compare gnubook/pdf/html support, Raj
> and I discussed a few next steps:

For some cases, the PDF is actually larger. For example, for the book
Abroad (http://www.archive.org/details/abroadcranethoma00craniala),
the flipbook zip is 4 MB, while the PDF is 11 MB.


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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