I have the guidelines on an old-style E-ink Kindle and can use them fine.
Given how important it is for the reader --especially in the case of
the Guidelines-- to be able to go back and forth between a given page
and the TOC, one thing that could be changed (which probably doesn't
go beyond a CSS tweak, but i may be wrong) is the size of the text in
the top right-hand sidebar which includes a link to the TOC --on my
7-inch screen, the text of the sidebar is so small that it makes it
very hard to select the correct menu item.
Let me know if there are particular features you would like me to
test, either on the version i have or on a new downloadable version.
I'll be happy to.
It has not been much advertised or discussed, but one of the regular
of the TEI Guidelines is .mobi, for Kindle
This is generated from the epub version
using Amazon's kindlegen.
I am wondering whether anyone has seriously tried to use the Guidelines
on a Kindle, either old style e-ink or on new Fire tablet? Does anyone
feel able to comment on the useability, and/or make recommendations for
how it could be improved? if, for example, having a different CSS stylesheet
would make it noticeably better, it would be fairly easy to maintain that.
It strikes me as a possible short student or group project, to investigate
the Kindle and/or ePub versions of the Guidelines, and tell us how to take
If anyone has tried the ebook Guidelines on other systems, like Nook or Kobo,
a report on those experiences would be interesting too. I have to confess
that I have only checked them on an iPad, using Apple's iBook reader.
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