Amazon-sized egos? Kindle reader to shun IDPF e-book standard? And, yes, the ugly box is the FINAL design
by DAVID ROTHMAN
Publishers Weekly blog, publication date: 17 November 2007
"Of course, the core format is just part of the fun. Current .epub standards do not provide for DRM interoperability among vendors, without which .epub compatibility at the consumer level will mean squat if “protection” is used. And what about the same concept in regard to Mobipocket itself? Is it possible that Amazon will use Mobi on the Kindle but with one-of-a-kind DRM for the machine? I’d hope not."