Bookshare & O'reilly books make an aggreement
steve at holmesgrown.com
Wed Mar 5 01:37:56 EST 2003
Well, I'm glad to hear that. The last I had heard they hadn't done a
linux but things definitely look better then. Hey, Jim's one of us
guys:) so the linux port has gotta be all right.
I think the cost always kept me away a bit but now that O'reily has
come on board, it might be more worthwhile to me.
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 09:52:31PM -0500, Ann Parsons wrote:
> Hi all,
> Nope, bookshare, thanks to Jim Danley and some others now has an
> unpack tool in Linux. I have beta tested it and found it excellent.
> The web site works well with The Cat. I don't know how well it works
> with The Chain. You do have to pay $75 initially, $25 to get set up
> and $50 for the year, though if you volunteer in some way, you can
> reduce that rate considerably, I understand.
> they are not available to folks outside the U.S., but they claim to be
> working on ways to accomplish this.
> <smile> Frankly, I prefer to spend my time volunteering at Kirk's
> site, but I may throw them a book or two and might get my rate
> deminished to a reasonable level.
> Naw, Steve, I wouldn't have joined if they hadn't been accessible to
> Ann P.
> Ann K. Parsons
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