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Re: Why not publish official manuals in epub?


From: Andrew Haley
Subject: Re: Why not publish official manuals in epub?
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 03:56:31 -0500
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address@hidden wrote:

> E-book readers are very popular now. It sometimes happens that you
> want to read some stuff on your way to work. However, PDF is hard to
> read on such devices because font is small even on big screens and
> when you zoom in margins are lost. PDF is hard to convert to
> anything else so I wonder if it wasn't a good idea to publish GNU
> manuals in EPUB as well. It's an open standard and may be even more
> popular in the future.

I think it's just a matter of someone deciding to do it.  There is a
db2epub project.

Andrew.


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