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Poster: carer2 Date: Jul 2, 2012 10:23am
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Audio or Text?

Why are so many files on the Project Gutenberg Audio site actually only available as text file?

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Jul 2, 2012 10:37am
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

because that is the nature of project gutenberg. all the books are typed by hand, no scanning. and becasue of that they are very accurate to the originals unlike many OCR text files created from scans.

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Poster: carer2 Date: Jul 2, 2012 10:41am
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

Ok,I understand that,but why are they in the Gutenberg audio collection.David

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Jul 2, 2012 4:37pm
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

could you provide urls to a few please?

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Poster: carer2 Date: Jul 2, 2012 4:45pm
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

Jeff,sorry I dont know where to get the urls,but on the front page of Gutenberg in audio section(recently reviewed and just in) all the files listed are text only.

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Jul 6, 2012 9:29am
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

just want to say thanks for bringing this to our attention. we made some changes which should result in those items not being in the audio collection. it will be a few more days before it's completed.

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Jul 3, 2012 9:34am
Forum: audio_bookspoetry Subject: Re: Audio or Text?

ah, now i see what you mean. i'll need to do a bit of investigating.