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From "Herman H Dalman" <dalma...@hccnet.nl>
Subject Re: (OT) Re: AOO, pdf and kindle
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:52:29 GMT
May be this will help:

http://packratstudios.com/index.php/2008/05/04/how-to-hack-your-amazon-kindle-to-read-all-your-ebooks-and-documents-including-pdf-doc-xls-chm-lit-etc/

Herman H Dalman
The Netherlands


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mike Scott" <mike@scottsonline.org.uk>
To: <ooo-users@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2012 3:36 PM
Subject: Re: (OT) Re: AOO, pdf and kindle


> On 08/06/12 09:13, Mike Scott wrote:
>> On 07/06/12 18:13, Bonnie Hendricks wrote:
>>> Not sure I understand you, Mike. I an an author. To get one's book on
>>> Kindle, one must upload it from their computer to amazing's Kindle
>>> converter. No email involved. Just sending the completed file.
>>> On Jun 7, 2012 9:53 AM, "Mike Scott"<mike@scottsonline.org.uk> wrote:
>>
>> Email or direct upload, I'd be singularly unhappy at being forced to
>> send all my reading material via anyone like amazon. I can't see any
>> reason at all why one shouldn't upload directly (over usb or whatever)
>> something a kindle will handle. Makes me suspicious if they set up a
>> system that forces an unnecessary dependency; sets my privacy-o-meter
>> all atremble. (It's one reason I've shelved the idea of buying one.)
>>
>> Can any confirm please whether this is indeed part of amazon's scheme,
>> and whether others may be differently managed?
>>
>> (This sub-thread is well OT for this list; if no-one actually knows the
>> answer, I'll drop the subject.)
>>
> I'll answer my own question. Amazon will convert files (possibly at a 
> cost, depending on how they send the results back), or files can be 
> uploaded over usb. My apprehension was therefore groundless. (Although I 
> must say I'm surprised no-one has come back on this. Maybe the 
> intersection of kindle users, AOO users and and list subscribers is the 
> empty set :-)  )
>
> -- 
> Mike Scott
> Harlow, Essex, England
>
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