Tag Archives: Lit

Cool, Another Lit Fix

Newest version of Calibre fixes that little glitch that was putting too many spaces between paragraphs. Interestingly, there’s a guy running around my neighborhood trying to sign up everyone for FIOS.  I’d been away, but of course I tried to … Continue reading

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The Last Interesting Story

Apparently, Will Manis, of the .lit team, is there at the IDPF show.  From Roger Sperberg, who’s blogging with his Kindle but is no longer as irritating on XML issues. #idpf09 Will Manis of Microsoft is here. Perhaps an intimaton … Continue reading

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Advance Note: “All Existing Ebooks” Promises

From Hachette and Random House. They made the same promise last year at the Sony 700 Vapor launch–i.e. to make all their extant .lit and (especially) mobi of any flavor extension books available in epub format.  Didn’t quite happen that … Continue reading

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In No Particular Order

First 10k of the .lits has been redone and uploaded.  They upload fast.  Convert, not so much.  Hopefully, disks three and four will be done soon (tonight).  I had to redo Disk One.  ‘Cuz I forgot the “Remove Paragraph Spacing” … Continue reading

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Twittering on Epub and Lit

So there’s been twitter chatter mentioning that .lit, unlike Adobe Mobile/Epub, actually does what it’s supposed to and looks like.  Regrets are expressed.  And people are wondering if maybe .lit files, which is little more than a wrapper for XHTML … Continue reading

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All Right, Y’all Can Have The Sargasso Manuscript

Everybody talks about the movie, but having finished the Penguin translation, what strikes me above all is the way folks like Busson, Meyrink and even Dumas himself were clearly inspired by Potocki’s novel (long publishing backstory to it). Not to … Continue reading

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