Sugar unusable as an e-book reader

Stephen Thorne stephen.thorne at
Mon Oct 27 01:27:05 EDT 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:22 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at> wrote:

> I'd like a pdf reader that would recognize multi-column formatting and have
> a
> mode so that the up-down arrows go up-down following columns rather than
> pages.

Surely the solution for reading books is to ignore pdf - a format optimised
for serialising text for print such that printing (which the XO doesn't even
support yet) works the same way everywhere - and going to another well
defined format more suitable for reading on a computer, such as text, rtf or

Stephen Thorne

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 --Jonathan Lange
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