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Re: Packaging Review

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:56:14 +0000
Cc: Tzviya Siegman <tsiegman@wiley.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D54314F3-E96B-423D-8239-168BCE324B36@w3.org>
To: Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>

> On 11 Feb 2015, at 04:31 , Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:
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> On Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:11:49 -0500
> "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com> wrote:
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>> Note that the document itself includes some issues as open questions. We might wish to offer our thoughts on those issues.
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> I think that would be a good idea.
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> Some thoughts I had when looking at the TAG document included...
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> * The lack of a byte-oriented table of contents means no ability to use HTTP Range to fetch an individual item, or to fetch multiple parts in parallel (consider a 3-hour long video with text captions in a following part)
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> * Similarly you can't easily extract individual items, hence might not be suitable for storing an ebook on disk (you _can_ do that with zip)

If EPUB-WEB needs this type of TOC, isn't it possible to add something like that? I mean, EPUB-WEB will surely be some sort of a profile to the general package, so that would be a way to go...

Ivan

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