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Re: May be a relevant discussion for eBooks: 'zip archives as first class citizens'

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:13:48 +0200
Message-ID: <52307A9C.80107@w3.org>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
CC: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
On 11/09/2013 10:41 , Ivan Herman wrote:
> There is a discussion going on the whatwg mailing list:
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2013-August/040599.html
>  on whether URI-s should be defined to address zip archives on the
> Web. There has been some remarks about why this would be interesting
> and the arguments seem to forget that, in fact, ePub files are also
> zip archives.

Yes, I'm still mulling over that thread and might jump in at some point.

> I am not sure this is relevant for this IG, and those of you who may
> be closer to the issues might want to have a look. It may be relevant
> for epub-reader-in-a-browser type implementations...

I think that this is a key component in bringing browsers and epub 
closer to forming one web, a goal that I think it pretty relevant :)

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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