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RE: DAISY reader et al
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- Subject: RE: DAISY reader et al
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- Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 08:09:23 +0100
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> O'Reilly is perhaps the most supportive publisher I found with respect
> to providing their texts in a format suitable for the blind/vision
> impaired. Essentially, they have a policy of providing any of their
> books in text format to blind/vision impaired if the book is not
> already available in an accessible format (e.g. available on CD-ROM,
> tape, braillle etc).
Re the formatting, I'm sure it could be improved if they knew
what was wanting.
I too have had an XML formatted book for them which we converted
Their internal working format is XML, so it should be easy
enough to derive a good plain text format.
Any suggestions for format which would be acceptable to most?
Line length, chapter markers etc? toc present or not?
Regards DaveP, an O'Reilly author.
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