martinibuster - 6:41 am on Oct 3, 2005 (gmt 0) The alliance website is located at [opencontentalliance.org...] This other alliance partners consists of:
Here's something from the NYTimes [nytimes.com]:
the Open Content Alliance will also make the books accessible to any search engine, including Google's. (Under Google's program, a digitized book would show up only through a Google search.)
The alliance website is located at [opencontentalliance.org...]
This other alliance partners consists of:
Brewster Kahle of the Internet Archive sums up the goals very well:
Was Google snubbed, or did the decline to participate?
It is not known if Google had previously been invited. You would think that Google would have been on the short list of partners. Either they were invited to join and declined, or they weren't invited yet.
[edited by: martinibuster at 6:50 am (utc) on Oct. 3, 2005]