On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Thorsten Jolitz <tjol...@googlemail.com>wrote:

Laurent Artaud <laurent.art...@free.fr> writes:
>
> > Le 21/07/2012 20:05, Thorsten Jolitz a écrit :
>


> >> Terry Palfrey <terrypalfrey...@gmail.com> writes:
>
> >> BTW
> >> I just found out that there is an upper limit for book size (at
> >> Amazon some 870 pages or so) in self-publishing, so if I include the
> >> function reference (some 200 pages) and the rosettacode examples (huge),
> >> what I really would like to do, there might be no other choice than
> >> making it two books (i.e. there might be two different covers ;)
>
> > I fear that the price tag for a book this size would be outside of
> > what I would pay for.
>


> > I would suggest that you consider PDF or ePub: it would both remove
> > the maximum size limit and reduce your publication costs.
>
> With the 2 volume solution, Vol.1 with all the docs, references and
> articles would probably have some 330 to 350 pages, and might be still
> affordable. Vol. 2 with the function reference and the rosettacode
> examples might be twice as big. I think ebooks are often included in
> self-publishing offers.


Adding limitations where none exist is not a good practise.

There are many people who wish to have and to hold a print version of a
book.
They will pay for their preference or not.

A PDF and a ePub and any other electronic version is not mutually exclusive

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