Originally Posted by Codetapper
Just curious, but why are scanned versions preferred over text?
They're not but even page images are better than nothing. Properly OCR'd PDFs are not unreasonably large, they also retain the original layout/images and can be easily converted to plain text. Bear in mind that Minuous' original preference was for Amigaguide which is fair enough as there are readers for every major OS and conversion is trivial.