|01-19-2008, 02:18 AM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Amazon Kindle, PC/Mobipocket Reader, Palm T3
Lessig, Lawrence: The Future of Ideas. v1. 18 January 2008
I've been trying to read the various incarnations of this Creative Commons-licensed ebook for a couple of days, and got tired of fighting bad PDF conversions, and bad MOBI conversions (the Mobipocket version on Munsey's has the entire body of text underlined).
I downloaded the MS Lit version, converted it to a text file, cleaned up the text, and then used BookDesigner 4.0 to re-convert it back to a Mobipocket-format book, fixing the table of contents somewhat and prettifying the contents.
I'm sure there's a table or two that need some formatting work, and the footnotes need 'fixing' so they actually work as expected on the Kindle. If you find a footnote you like, you'll have to go find it in the 'Notes' at the end of the book. If, as I read the book, I find these problems to be annoying, I'll fix them and re-post.
Thanks to Mr. Lessig for allowing the use of his ebook for free.
|08-12-2008, 01:38 PM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2008
I'd love for someone to do this for Lessig's Code 2.0, as well. (If you ever feel so inclined.)
|08-13-2008, 02:48 AM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
A trivial formatting issue, John - please note that we need a "space" after the colon following the author's name in order for the book to sort correctly in our "Library". I've corrected it for you on this post.
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