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What does an open-source book publishing platform look like? We’re about to find out
Posted By Aggregated Content On December 24, 2012 @ 10:19 am In ebook,publishing | No Comments
PressBooks founder Hugh McGuire  refers to his company as “the indie rock band of ebooks startups,” which is why, unless you’ve been watching PandoDaily really closely, you wouldn’t have seen much of it in the media.
Today, just like an indie band that relies on its fan base for its survival, two-year-old PressBooks  has announced that it is making its free book publishing software open source.
McGuire, a Montreal-based entrepreneur who also founded crowdsourced audiobooks publisher Librivox, hopes that third-party developers can help PressBooks expand the meaning and utility of ebooks…
Source: Pando Daily
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