Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 18:52 UTC
In the News News Corp. has just announced its iPad-only newspaper The Daily will be closed down. What do you know, a platform-specific publication fails in the internet era. I totally did not see this coming at all. Times are changing, people. Platform-specific is so 2007.
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RE[7]: Almost completely wrong
by shmerl on Tue 4th Dec 2012 18:08 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Almost completely wrong"
shmerl
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2010-06-08

By Kindle do you mean something like ePUB? That's a decent format as well. Kindle's own formats are proprietary, which I don't like (as well as you as I understood above). PDF while not being ideal at least is not proprietary anymore.

HTML is all fine for daily papers - I agree. If by retaining control you mean paid only access. If the format involves some kind of DRM - that's already bad and such publishers don't interest me.

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Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Agreed.

I think we're pretty much of the same opinion here ;)

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