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Re: EPUB and XML [was: The non-polyglot elephant in the room]

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:11:08 -0800
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org> (tm), public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <4EFE6906-2B6D-458F-9089-BC4DAEF0A0AF@apple.com>
To: Bill McCoy <whmccoy@gmail.com>

On Jan 29, 2013, at 7:30 AM, Bill McCoy <whmccoy@gmail.com> wrote:

> A tiny percentage of the titles in the iBookstore were created by
> Apple iBooks Author program and are therefore in the proprietary
> "fork" of the EPUB format (.ibook) that is presently generated by
> iBooks Author. That format as Leif impies also uses XHTML-based
> content and it would appear also uses UIWebView (WebKit) for
> rendering.

For the sake of clarity: it WebKit is not used for rendering iBooks author files. (Though if anyone has further questions please direct them off-list.)

 - Maciej
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 19:11:37 UTC

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