Re: ePub XSLT out there?
EXPath is doing a pretty good job regarding to zipping. On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 3:33 PM, Lech Rzedzicki <xchaotic@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > 1. Content > I guess it'd be pretty hard to write anyXML to epub, so just like > others have pointed out you should think of what XML schema are you > coming from. > ePub spec allows two main formats for storing the text markup: XHTML > and Daisy (hardly anyone uses that anyway but it's very similar to > HTML anyway), so for actual content conversion you should think about > converting from your XML to XHTML and this is a subject that has been > covered many times before. > 2. Metadata > The only two other parts of epub container where XSL initially seems > like it might been handy is NCX and OPF (table of content and > manifest/metadata file). > The problem is you need to be able to access files, MIMETYPEs, check > if the files are less than 300KB (to conform with Sony's hardware > limitations not epub spec) etc and finally zip the whole thing up. in > general low level routines are much easier done in other languages > such as Ruby or Perl and a lot of what I just described is simply > impossible to do in pure XSL.
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