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Old 09-22-2009, 05:07 PM   #1
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Fame at last!

I think Kovid (and assistants) are to be congratulated on recognition from the royalty of the digital publishing world - Adobe Inc.
A new white paper on their website describes in some detail how to set up Calibre and use it to convert from epub to mobi, and thence to the Kindle.
The paper is here http://www.adobe.com/devnet/digitalp...ntokindle.html.

Nice going.
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Old 09-22-2009, 05:12 PM   #2
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Old 09-22-2009, 05:13 PM   #3
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Wow! That is one cool endorsement!
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Old 09-22-2009, 06:14 PM   #4
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Yeah, now I only have to get them to endorse calibre to create EPUB
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Old 09-22-2009, 07:31 PM   #5
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Yeah, now I only have to get them to endorse calibre to create EPUB
Maybe if enough of us make comments as to Calibre being able to make epubs then, well, who knows
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Old 09-22-2009, 09:35 PM   #6
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Old 09-23-2009, 12:20 AM   #7
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Goodonya Kovid
Now maybe you can talk to Adobe about InDesign hooks for calibre, then maybe a job..
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:01 AM   #8
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Yeah, now I only have to get them to endorse calibre to create EPUB
... from mobi.
Last time I checked InDesign could not import mobi
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:33 AM   #9
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Congrats and tell Adobe to hit the donate button a few times.
Well, once with a big donation would do too

C'mon Adobe, pony up. You got the dosh.
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:04 AM   #10
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Seek a high paying job at Adobe, Kovid!

On the other hand I see Adobe is going down the tubes as it's revenue plummeting...
That is what happens if you release 127th version in 200 days and ask for hefty money for upgrades..hyperbole but true
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Old 09-23-2009, 08:45 AM   #11
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congratulations kovid ! this is really impressive. bravo to you.
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Old 09-23-2009, 10:28 AM   #12
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Not really interested in working for a big crop., not that I have anything in particular against Adobe, but that tends to suck all the joy out of life.
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Old 09-23-2009, 02:05 PM   #13
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:08 PM   #14
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:13 PM   #15
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This is because calibre is simply the best thing out there. Congrats, Kovid :-)
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