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Updated 00:40 October 8: I have my Stanza library backed up into a folder on my desktop. I’ll do a mass upload to ‘txtr on Monday.
I updated my iPad to iOS 5.
Stanza, an app that I completely rely upon , crashed and crashed hard after the update. Stanza ate my entire book collection when it crashed.
Some quick Googling seems to indicate that development of Stanza has apparently ceased around mid-2010?
Over the next week I am going to move my restored ebook collection to the cloud-friendly ‘txtr service. I performed a few test uploads – LaTeX guides and a copy of Dune – that went excellently.
At this point, midnight on Friday night, my ebook collection is still gone. I can revert my iPad to iOS 4, restore my functioning Stanza backup, export my entire ebook collection and batch upload everything to ‘txtr on Monday.
It’s a fucking annoyance, for sure, but it is my own damn fault for not backing up my books to either the cloud or to my backup hard disk.