Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> stuart yeates wrote:
>> The gist is ridiculously simple: you use a cocoon zip serialiser and
>> serialise your document (after conversion to XHTML1.1) into the zip,
>> along with a manafest, a table of contents, a mimetype and a random (but
>> fixed) glob of XML describing namespaces.
> ah, thanks, good to know. I'll start experimenting too.
I recommend starting with:
>> I'm currently in a dither of indecision about how to handle images, but
>> I think I'll be using absolute URLs back to our website (which means
>> that those without an internet connection don't see images). Mainly
>> because a 1000 page illustrated encyclopedia gets big pretty fast if you
>> include images. An 182M ebook kind of defeats the purpose.
> arent epub books the sort of thing I want to read
> on my iPod on the train or in bed? I'd be surprised to have
> to use the net to get images. if its 182M, does that
> suggest the images are too high resolution?
You're confusing the format with how the format is used. See
http://www.bookglutton.com/ to broaden your mind.
http://www.nzetc.org/ New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/ Institutional Repository