[Bookreader] gnubook/Read-activity update

raj kumar rkumar at archive.org
Wed Feb 18 00:22:04 EST 2009

The flippy.zip, which is used by the old flipbook, is 3.8 MB.
But the jp2.zip, which is used by the new flipbook (GnuBook), is 43.9 MB


On Feb 17, 2009, at 8:19 PM, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:

> 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.
> Thanks,
> Sayamindu
> -- 
> Sayamindu Dasgupta
> [http://sayamindu.randomink.org/ramblings]
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