[Sugar-devel] Making Read read everything [WAS: Re: FBReader]

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 07:49:39 EDT 2009

Hi Manu,

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Manusheel Gupta <manu at laptop.org> wrote:
> Sayamindu,
> I have been thinking on the lines of "itunes for e-books". You might want to
> have a look at the attached functional specification document.
> I initially planned to use a closed format - LRF, which is used in Sony
> readers. I have mentioned about this in the document. Sony readers are very
> commonly used in India, and a number of South-Asian countries. That said, I
> am also open to using Mobipocket and OEB, the open source counterpars to
> LRF. Need to investigate their performance.
> Will be posting this idea at GSoC this year. Would be great if someone could
> work with us on this project.
> Regards,
> Manu

Sounds like a good idea.
I think there is something called Calibre
(http://calibre.kovidgoyal.net/) which does many of the things you
mention. You may want to look at that.


Sayamindu Dasgupta

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