Thursday, June 9, 2011

Swimming Lessons for House Slaves: The Holistic Approach�|�Stormwolf.com

Swimming Lessons for House Slaves: The Holistic Approach|Stormwolf.com:
"I use this story to illustrate the lack of understanding of what’s going on with ebooks and ebook production. The question about widow control and hyphenation, as ridiculous as it seemed above, is made even more so ridiculous when you realize—as I did about 3 minutes later—that it’s completely immaterial. Widow control is something used to keep little sentence fragments of 1-4 words off their own line. Hyphenation is necessary when you want to produce nice, fully justified type in a book."

Publishers want desperately to make publishing ebooks as difficult as possible. they so worried that the new technologies are making them redundant.