Re: [NTLK] Bookmaker for osx

From: Andrew Forrest <>
Date: Sat Nov 10 2007 - 17:06:27 EST

Thanks for that.

Now to get the dev system out and write an os x maker. could be fun!


On 10 Nov 2007, at 13:43, Alan Balas wrote:

> I found this on Wikipedia (emphasis added):
> Newton eBook
> Published as an ."pkg" and more commonly known as an Apple Newton
> book; a single Newton package file can contain multiple books (for
> example, the three books of a trilogy might be packaged together).
> All systems running the Newton operating system (the most common
> include the Newton MessagePads, eMates, Siemens Secretary Stations,
> Motorola Marcos, Digital Ocean Seahorses and Tarpons) have built-in
> support for viewing Newton books. The Newton package format was
> released to the public by Newton, Inc. prior to that company's
> absorption into Apple Computer. The format is thus arguably open and
> various people have written readers for it (writing a Newton book
> converter has even been assigned as a university-level class
> project[1]).

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