Re: e-books pricing

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (
Date: Wed Jul 26 2000 - 23:50:39 MDT

> Stephen Pendergrast <> writes:
> All three formats we sell (Palm Doc, Acrobat, and Rocket) have a search
> feature built-in, so there is no need to convert to another format to do a
> search for a word or phrase. Authors and their agents get antsy if you let
> people manipulate the files, so we don't explicitly allow that.

Searching in /one/ document is bloody useless. /None/ of the formats
mentioned qualify as "searchable", because they can't be searched and
indexed en masse with every other plain text document on the web or in
whatever other medium the user has documents in.

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
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