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- Subject: Re: Programming in Lua 3rd Edition?
- From: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
- Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:04:06 -0400
On Tuesday, August 16, 2011 02:42:05 AM Axel Kittenberger wrote:
> 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
> > On Monday, August 15, 2011 05:16:32 PM Roberto Ierusalimschy
> >> > 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
> > Author: The Key to Everyday Excellence
> > http://www.troubleshooters.com/bookstore/key_excellence.htm
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