NewsForge: Web review: Linux lovers and others write, read, and share at Andamooka.org

“At Andamooka.org, you’ll find a small collection of open
content books with titles like “Newtonian Physics,” “Maximum RPM,”
and “Linux From Scratch.” These aren’t cheesy online brochures or
poorly written attempts at vainglory. No, they’re full-fledged
e-books that the authors have graciously placed at the
Andamooka.org site in order to share the contents with the

“Readers at Andamooka.org are encouraged to provide
annotations for each book they read – page by page. It’s a unique
way to disseminate the written word.
Seems like a good way for
authors to receive immediate feedback on their work, if they’re
brave enough to endure thousands of people picking it apart and
offering improvements.”

“On Andamooka.org, there’s even a section for fiction. Granted,
there’s only one book in that section, but it’s more than you’d
think to look for at a site dedicated to openness that seems to
attract books about open source-y stuff like Debian and Gnome and
Red Hat.”


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