[LMB] OT: Baen ebook encoding...

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Nov 17 01:07:45 GMT 2015


On Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:45:45 -0700, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

>
>> On Nov 16, 2015, at 5:33 PM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>> 
>> My real problem here is that the .epub and .lrf readers have provision for
>> an SD card to extend the storage space so I do not worry very much about
>> files sizes. But the Kindle has a fixed internal storage that cannot be
>> expanded other than buying the next generation Kindle. I have had to resort
>> to this twice in the past but it is tiresome (and expensive).
>
>That must be an awful lot of books - how many books does it take to fill up a Kindle?

Around 2,000.

I don't keep all mine on the Kindle, it makes finding them a pain.  It
could really do with (at least) another level of indexing....
>
>I don’t need my whole digital library on a Kindle, a few hundred books is fine, with the rest on my backed up computer available as needed.

Quite.  Both on Amazon's cloud (where appropriate) and on Calibre.


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