It’s the weekend! Links!
#eprdctn hour: An open roundtable
There was no set topic this week, so almost anything and everything about ebooks was discussed.
Harry Potter: Another edition
Pottermore has released new, iBooks-Author created versions of the series (available only on iBooks, naturally). They have some annotations from J.K. Rowling and some animations scattered around. I bought one volume; it crashed iBooks twice when scrolling through.
The animations were fun, but limited. Also, as a sad example of a lack of attention to detail, paragraphs are indented and there’s a line space between each paragraph. Why?
Updated from Pagina: EPUB-Checker 2, including epubcheck 4
This handy EPUB validation tool is ready to download here:
From Samsung. Digital Reader runs down some specs. I wonder how it renders an ebook.
Here are several links with videos, news, and analysis of this week’s extravaganza in Los Angeles: