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The easiest way for readers is to visit or an independent website that serves HTML and PDF presentations of baseprints. For example, one way to read the document "What is a baseprint?" is to browse to the URL:

An application that you can run on your own computer to read archived baseprints is currently being developed. An open-source software utility and library that can convert a baseprint into a webpage and PDF file is epijats.