Originally Posted by piperclassique
Ripped off from Gutenberg I can live with as a complaint. But please don't knock Gutenberg, which is proofread and consistently formatted. I know, I have done some. Simple, plain vanilla, yes. In order to be available, free, to everyone on any computer however obsolete.
If a "rip-off" ebook looks like a bad OCR from page scans it is almost certainly from a source other than Project Gutenberg. While I don't always like the PG formatting, I've never had issues with the quality of the conversion, even back in their ancient TXT epoch.