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Interview with Adam Hyde of Booktype

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The latest installment of our Licensing and Compliance Lab's series on free software developers who choose GNU licenses for their works.

In this edition, we interviewed Adam Hyde via email. Adam is a knowledge production consultant. He is the founder of Booktype -- a book production platform released under AGPLv3, as well as Book Sprints, and FLOSS Manuals. Adam lives between Whangarei Heads, New Zealand, Berlin, and the road.

What is Booktype?

It is an online book production platform. It is suited to single author and collaborative production. It is designed with a low threshold for entry and is a bona fide end-to-end solution, taking care of book creation through export to book formats like EPUB, book formatted PDF, etc.

What inspired you to create Booktype?

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