[LMB] OT: ebook pagination

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Sep 18 23:32:09 BST 2015


On Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:11:42 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

>
>> On Sep 18, 2015, at 2:51 PM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> 
>> I'm surprised Sony didn't learn from Betamax.  They seemed to have
>> learned with CD, where they and Philipps licensed it to anyone who'd
>> pay.
>
>Of course, if their standards work, they could hope to emulate Apple.
>
>Sony is one of the companies that came up with a proprietary system of cords which allow all of the TV components to talk with each other - only if we didn’t buy components from other companies.
>
>Standards that aren’t standard need to be sold strongly.   I’d like a standard golf bag clip for carts and buggies.

If only one company uses it, it's not in any meaningful sense a
"standard".  


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