|02-09-2012, 04:49 AM||#16|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, Onyx T68, N7,
|02-09-2012, 06:22 AM||#17|
Join Date: Jun 2009
Device: Cybook, iRex, PB, Onyx
Yes, you're perfectly right, but maybe you see it more from the developer's side and I from the customer's.
If, in some future, I would buy an new epub-device and would wish to continue using my Pocketbook dictionaries then I am restricted to one brand, Pocketbook.
And if, in some future, I would buy a new mobi-device and would wish to continue using my mobipocket dictionaries then I am in the same way restricted to one brand, Kindle (as Bookeen isn't developing any mobipocket firmware anymore).
So, it is really great and a very big advantage of the mobi format to have a dictionary specification but if you have only one brand of devices that can make use of it, the advantage leverages a little bit.
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