|12-11-2009, 01:18 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Device: never enough
Nook as an ePub renderer: review
Nice writeup of the Nook and how it renders ePub.
I love Threepress.
|12-11-2009, 01:36 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mississippi, USA
Device: Kindle 3 and Fire
The Nook is the first mobile ADE device to allow user-selection between multiple system fonts. However, Liza points out that it does not work very well. I think B&N needs to redefine both serif and sans-serif to whichever font is selected. If there is an embedded font, this obviously still won't have any effect.
It also a bit strange that B&N isn't offering the Droid font family for ePubs. Liza points out that language support is better in the library than in ADE (the library is probably using Droid, including DroidSansFallback).
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