Posted by: Steven Harris | July 24, 2008

Hooray for EPUB Standard

Props to Sony for adopting the EPUB ebook standard: Sony Adopts EPUB Standard for Reader – 7/24/2008 7:16:00 AM – Publishers Weekly.  This is a move that gives booksellers more traction in the ebook industry. For the Sony Reader at any rate, it means a multitude of sellers will be able to offer content.  Good for readers as well. More places to buy stuff.  Probably more stuff to buy eventually. And especially good for publishers. They will be able to offer their works directly to many sellers, but not have to do any retrofitting or reformating. It’s all one file standard.  But for Amazon and their Kindle.  One down…

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