[IAEP] Xconomy: Internet Archive Opens 1.6 Million E-Books to Kids with OLPC Laptops
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Oct 26 11:08:20 EDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 14:44, Jim Simmons <nicestep at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is an interesting article, but not very illuminating. Can anyone
> figure out what they're doing now that they were not doing before to
> make the books usable by XO users? It isn't clear from the article.
> They have had books in PDF format since before the XO existed, so
> what's new here?
I think they are mentioning that the books are available in a more
light-weight format. "having a 10-kilobyte file beats the heck out of
a 5-megabyte file" maybe EPUB?
> James Simmons
>> Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 23:59:15 +0200
>> From: Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [IAEP] Xconomy: Internet Archive Opens 1.6 Million E-Books to
>> Kids with OLPC Laptops
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