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June 10, 2009
One reason I haven't gotten a Kindle
I like the
of e-book readers. But economically it isn't making sense to me.
10 Jun 09 - 2:01 PM
With all due respect, my understanding is that the Kindle is targeting the
market, not the
Again, with all due respect... :)
10 Jun 09 - 4:08 PM
I agree with Seth that the device is targetting best-sellers, but more importantly it does not adequately represent books that need to be formatted. There's probably an SDK somewhere (as there is for other e-readers), but I don't see more than three or four formatting options, and that's tough to represent graphs, tables, whatever.
I bought a techie book on ISA Server (paying just a little less than the hardback version), and although I can read it, it has been unsatisfying for formatting reasons.
I wonder what the DX version will be able to offer in formatting options. After all, won't all Kindle texts have to be readable in all Kindles?
11 Jun 09 - 1:47 AM
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