walkitout (walkitout) wrote,
walkitout
walkitout

having solved one problem, I am immediately presented with another

In a way, it's just like school.

I'm reading another book from Netgalley on the kindle. This book, again, oh, so beautiful in Adobe Digital Editions. However, my "keep a finger" in the end notes on another device will not work this time, because this publisher chose to use footnotes. You know, bottom of the page style? Let's just say they are not showing up at the bottom of the page in the kindle edition.

I know it is a ridiculous amount of scut work, but anchor tags and targets would _totally_ fix this problem if the publishers could be convinced to use them. Which, I would imagine, they cannot be convinced of. I can't help but feel that this sort of stuff could be usefully crowdsourced, including the checking-to-make-sure-it's-right part.
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