Bookshare & O'reilly books make an aggreement

Igor Gueths igueths at
Tue Mar 4 21:44:43 EST 2003

Well bookshare works on Linux, in fact there is a linux version of the
unpack tool.

May you code in the power of the source,
may the kernel, libraries, and utilities be with you,
throughout all distributions until the end of the epoch.

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Steve Holmes wrote:

> This sounds exciting in a way because I dumpped the safari service I
> used to have last year when they went with that goddamn java crap and
> I told them why I was dropping out.
> The problem here though, Isn't bookshare proprietary? and aren't they
> windows-only? if yes to the above questions, then it's just another
> thing that forces a blind person to buy in to over $800 worth of
> software and maybe even buy winblows just so he/she could use this service.
> --
> Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
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