Brust E-Books

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Feb 27 13:50:13 PST 2006

Maximilian Wilson wrote:

>> I just noticed the other day, a grandchild picked up a Mercer Mayer book
>> for me to read.   I had a companion computer version of that book that
>> has not been able to run on the last 3-4 computers I have bought.   The
>> book still works just fine, thank-you.
>As do plain-text computer formats. You don't "run" them, you read
>them. That's why it's nice that Baen offers them in so many formats,
>including HTML and RTF (easily convertible to PDF). I'm not exactly
>advocating e-books (different strokes, etc.) but the good ones don't
>have anything in common with what you're describing.
Of course, the reason those books were in a program was because that 
medium offered stuff that the print medium did not do better.   (click 
on Grandma and she does something cute).