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Are we discussing in what format something should be, that doesn't even exist?

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 3:25 AM, Steve Litt <> wrote:
> On Monday, August 15, 2011 05:16:32 PM Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> > As mentioned in a private message, I didn't find the .epub
>> > version of PiL very useful.  The prose is harder to distinguish
>> > from the code, at least when used with FBReader.  It would be
>> > nice if this is fixed for the next version.  If help is needed,
>> > maybe send out a sample page with some code, and we can try to
>> > convert it using various tools to see what looks best with
>> > various ereaders.
>> One problem is that the code is not indented in relation to the
>> text, as it is in the book. I am not sure whether this is the only
>> problem.
>> -- Roberto
> Yeah, ePub was never meant to reproduce highly formatted stuff like
> source code. Also, unless one writes code on his Kindle or iPad, why
> have the book on a Kindle or iPad? You want your eBook where you can
> copy and paste code into your editor, and if you're anything like me,
> that would be on a desktop or notebook computer, and on those, PDF is
> just fine.
> SteveT
> Steve Litt
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