Re: Splitting file into N-sized chunks
Well it doesn't have to be exactly 300K, could be less of course :) But XHTML needs to be valid. So any ideas on (roughly) calculating the size? Number of characters perhaps? Yes, my output is ePub. Sony PRS-505 has this limitation -- or maybe it's Digital Editions, but it works on the PC. It gives a "Page error" if some of the files is too big: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/archive/index.php?t-27818.html On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 10:57 PM, Chris Cosentino (ccosenti)<ccosenti@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > PHP has a bunch of XML parsers. SimpleXML is a good one: > http://us3.php.net/simplexml > > But, how can you ensure that the XHTML will be valid in 300k chunks? > It's possible that an element could contain greater than 300k of text. > If that's the case, you can't have both valid XHTML and a 300k file. > > If you know that element <h2> will always contain less than 300k, then > you can do a redirect-write (or result-document) for that element and > all of the <h2> contained content will be in a separate file. > > Just curious. What spec are you outputting to? IDPF .epub? I've never > heard of a 300k limit (I've only been working with newer devices though) > > -Chris > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Martynas Jusevicius [mailto:martynas.jusevicius@xxxxxxxxx] >> Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 4:44 PM >> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Subject: Re: Splitting file into N-sized chunks >> >> Maybe I didn't make it totally clear... But each of the resulting >> files still has to be valid XHTML. >> How do you see that achieved in PHP? Maybe with DOM somehow, but I'm >> using XSLT in my workflow so that would be much easier. >> >> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Chris Cosentino >> (ccosenti)<ccosenti@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> > Xalan uses <xsl:redirect-write ... > >> > >> > XSLT 2.0 uses <xsl:result-document ... > >> > >> > But Marynas, you may have an easier time just using something like >> PHP >> > to chunk it out into 300k-sized file.
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