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Post by ab2525 » September 20th, 2007, 2:20 pm

http://www.taudiobook.com/
Has anyone seen this? The are using LV works, (which i know is allowed), but this seems like an awesome idea! Anyone want to contact them and see if we could get some info on their software?
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Post by Starlite » September 20th, 2007, 3:07 pm

WOW that is soooooooo cool!!! My solo "Eve's Diary" is a featured book today. hee hee :D :D
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Post by Cori » September 20th, 2007, 3:20 pm

Ahhh! I bet that explains this too, then:

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scores/top#books-last30

(i.e. #1 text!)
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Post by ab2525 » September 20th, 2007, 3:30 pm

Thats awesome, guys!
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Post by Starlite » September 20th, 2007, 4:53 pm

Cori wrote:Ahhh! I bet that explains this too, then:

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/scores/top#books-last30

(i.e. #1 text!)
OH MY GOODNESS!!!! That is so cool. I guess that will increase my downloads too. <goes off to look> :shock:

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Post by kayray » September 20th, 2007, 5:40 pm

Wow, very very cool! Did you click on a "sample screen demo" link? It would be soooo useful for language learners!

I don't know why it would increase our downloads, though... they're selling our content on cds, and they don't seem to link back to us or anything.
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Post by Jc » September 20th, 2007, 7:20 pm

That's one downside of being PD. Do they keep our disclaimers?
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Post by kayray » September 20th, 2007, 8:44 pm

Jc wrote:That's one downside of being PD. Do they keep our disclaimers?
I doubt it :) I don't see it as a downside, though. That's just the nature of being PD.
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Post by ab2525 » September 20th, 2007, 8:45 pm

I don't think so :(
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Post by kayray » September 20th, 2007, 9:47 pm

I wrote the guy a nice complimentary email and got a very heartwarming one back... here's a little quote:
I feel grateful to you and many others at
librivox and will be forever in debt to you all. At
some point, I like to contribute back to the librivox
movement.
Says he quit his job to work on this project full time, and needs to make it fly so he can support his family! Also, he's working on support for linux and mac :)
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Post by ab2525 » September 21st, 2007, 12:31 pm

That's cool! Is the sowfware he uses proprietary (murdered the spelling)?
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Post by kayray » September 21st, 2007, 2:12 pm

I don't know, Alex. The developer (Hong Guo) is super nice, and I'm sure he'd tell you all about it if you email him.

He just emailed me a link to his press release, in which he DOES mention LV!

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/9/prweb554588.htm
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Post by ab2525 » September 21st, 2007, 3:39 pm

Ok Cool! Can you pm me his email address?
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Post by kayray » September 21st, 2007, 3:41 pm

Sure, it's just the contact address from his site.
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Post by Shurtagal » September 21st, 2007, 6:47 pm

very nice. it highlight chunks of text not single words but still, very good. LV Disclaimers are dropped, at least from the beginnings of chapters, I only tested out 02 of Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Very impressive.
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