[scribus] a new ebook

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Jun 9 14:15:03 UTC 2012

On 06/09/2012 09:57 AM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Owen wrote:
>> Unfortunately I have come to the conclusion that the epub format is
>> not mature. Different readers have their own interpretation of the
>> epub format(s).
> Yes, this is exactly the case for certain formatting elements such as
> footnotes and some more advanced stuff. Unfortunately, even EPUB v3
> doesn't get all important things right. Alas, we are still not there.

I'm not sure that so much can be done, when you consider the range of 
viewers and devices one might choose for these books. Even on an 
individual device you have all sorts of settings to choose from. At the 
same time, viewing PDFs on a Kindle is not a good experience at all.


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