[OS X TeX] Why does this hang so = [OT] electronic books

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 12:51:11 CET 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 7:14 AM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com> wrote:

> ebooks have been available for decades now (given the topic of the list,
> mentioning the Voyager ebooks intended for the first generation Powerbook
> Mac laptops), and are finally becoming big business.
> Delivering technical material, esp. w/ equations is problematic, though
> people are sort of doing it w/ the hardware-agnostic .epub format.

I googled "scientific ebooks" and instantly poped-up


However closer look revealed that prices are comparable with those of
printed books. Either someone getting filthy rich or it is to
subsidize printed books.

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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