[NTG-context] Epub format Was: Re: Context to epub: itemize

Keith Schultz keithjschultz at icloud.com
Thu Feb 19 10:27:50 CET 2015

Hi Hans,

I have been playing with the on using LaTeX and later LuaLaTeX
for create epub or ebook. Though I have not got around to.

The idea was to set enviorments, macros and commands that would depending
on a switch that would output the need HTML and epub structure or
call the normal *TeX ones.

In ConTeXt maybe the mode-system could be used.
Like I said I have not investigated deeply, yet.

> Am 18.02.2015 um 17:54 schrieb Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
> On 2/17/2015 10:01 PM, Keith Schultz wrote:
>>> Context outputs three varants: regular xml, xhtml, and stupified xhtml
>>> with div/class tagging. The last one is supposed to work on all
>>> devices as it doesn't demands anything beyond css.
>> If that is the case it is not very useful for a decent workflow. There
>> would be to much to
>> tweak to make good looking output.
> i'm not sure what you have in mind but context is a typesetting system and as such cannot produce an epub simply because epub is a blob of xml (html) with a css packages in a zip

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