[Athen] FW: Microsoft Word files to serve as talking books
Berkowitz, Daniel J
djbrky at bu.edu
Tue Nov 13 14:42:02 PST 2007
My vote for best list-serv comment of the year!
"the output will be just as much crap as it would be from any other un-edited file"
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From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org on behalf of Kelmer, Susan M.
Sent: Tue 11/13/2007 5:12 PM
To: Access Technologists in Higher Education Network
Subject: Re: [Athen] FW: Microsoft Word files to serve as talking books
>Good afternoon, as I understand it what this plugin will
>provide is XMLDocBook conformant content. The quality of this
>XML content will be dependent on the quality of the structure
>of the document that is "Saved as DAISY". The second issue is
>when will this be available and what will the quality of it be
>as an opensource endeavor. You are still going to need
>something to turn it into "readable" DAISY content.
That's exactly what I thought. Unless the original document is
completely edited down to header styles and etc., the output will be
just as much crap as it would be from any other un-edited file.
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