Originally Posted by crutledge
Book Designer was developed by a Russian Group. All of the information is in the WIKI. I have tried sending email but never have received an answer. I have no idea what language or tool set was used. Getting the source code might be more trouble than its worth.
Using the pearl and/or java already available under a GNU license seems to make more sense. All HTML editors and browsers have similar sceens and tool bars.
Want to try it?
I'd be a disaster...
But there are any number of really clever, bright, and capable folk here at MobileRead who could do a lot of good with the Book Designer code, I bet!