[Bookreader] gnubook/Read-activity update
sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 09:50:38 EST 2009
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 10:52 AM, raj kumar <rkumar at archive.org> wrote:
> 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
What is the major difference between/advantage over the two formats ?
> 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.
>> Sayamindu Dasgupta
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