[kwlug-disc] KPL survey and ebooks

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 14:07:57 EDT 2011

Did the same. (but skipped the colour question. o_O )

I didn't mention Linux specifically, but did suggest that even if they
made readily available public domain and creative commons content
available, it would be a great step forward.


On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> So the Kitchener Public Library is running a usage/satisfaction survey
> here:
> http://somethingwonderfulisabouttohappen.com
> In addition to offering the suggested feedback I sent KPL a gentle
> reminder that their eBooks are DRM-laden, and in addition that (as far
> as I know) I cannot use a Linux computer to read these books or
> transfer them to a mobile device, because the required software
> (OverDrive Media Console and/or Adobe Digital Editions) are not
> available for my operating system. As a regular user of the KPL, it
> distresses me that I am locked out of their digital content.
> I won't go so far as to suggest other concerned Linux users do the
> same, but I expect that one lone voice in their feedback survey will
> be ignored.
> - Paul
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