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Old 02-27-2013, 03:18 PM   #945
oooclll
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Device: marvin app for ipad
I would be happy with full syncing an Apps/Marvin folder through the Dropbox Sync API. But I really only use my iPad for reading and I am happy to hand over 30-40GB of storage to Marvin. I can see that is probably not palatable to others.

I would also be happy with a daemon running on my computer that keeps track of the epub and extracts metadata and cover pages etc to a catalog file that Marvin would download. But again I can see that this is inelegant, synchronization will happen only in when the computer is running...

I would also be happy with a Calibre plugin that does the same thing.

Or to to keep track of epubs in dropbox without downloading to the iPad you could consider something like this:
http://wappwolf.com/dropboxautomator
Either to use it directly or implement something like that yourself. Though I am sure that it involves a heavy server-side component. I am sure they sync the dropbox to their servers to achieve this.
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