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Old 04-11-2006, 06:02 PM   #7
NatCh
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Originally Posted by ElaHuguet
I'd be worried the cost of the card would make the books expensive, though. How likely is that?
I can't say for sure, of course, but I saw a 1Gb card for <$50 in the store just the other day.

My reasoning runs something like this: if the entire works of Shakespeare can fit on a 3.5" floppy (1.44Mb), they ought to be able to cram a single book into less than 4 Mb (especially if the text itself is encoded in an all text markup language like the OpenReader standard), and I'd think such small cards would be cheap to make if there are high volume customers (such as publishers) ordering them....

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