[Foundation-l] iBooks vs. wBooks?

Jürgen Fenn schneeschmelze at googlemail.com
Sun Jan 29 07:13:49 UTC 2012

Am 26. Januar 2012 08:47 schrieb Orionist <orion.ist at gmail.com>:
> In fact Apple took the standard epub format and added their own proprietary
> elements, thus creating a new proprietary "ibooks" format. The new format
> will only be readable with the iBooks 2 software which is confined to iOS.
> The format specs are not published either, so I won't hold my breath for
> compatible readers from other companies.

What's more, the iBook Authoring software is only available for Max OS
X Lion. It does not run on any other platform.

I second your suggestion to make our content available in free ebook formats.


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