[sword-devel] Source file for the KJVA module?
chrislit at crosswire.org
Tue Nov 15 16:44:35 MST 2011
On 11/15/11 3:14 AM, David Haslam wrote:
> MOBI files can be read by Mobipocket Reader and created by Mobipocket
> Creator, both free programs by Mobipocket. Two other notable free programs
> that can open MOBI files are Calibre and Stanza Desktop.
> For links, see http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fileextensions/f/mobifile.htm
> No doubt Chris can provide further details about OSIS => MOBI.
Mobipocket was acquired by Amazon a while back, so the MOBI format now
forms the basis of the Kindle native format. (They have since created
some more interactive formats, specifically targeting tablet-based
reader software that would support sound, animation, color, etc.)
Basically, the format is HTML. If you have a Kindle, you can email an
HTML file to your account at Amazon and they'll convert it and send it
directly to your cloud account.
MOBI is very similar (from the e-book creator's perspective at least) to
EPUB. I have a bit of experience in generating MOBI/EPUB from XML, and
specifically convert TEI to EPUB with XSLT and then convert EPUB to MOBI
via Calibre. To convert OSIS to MOBI, I would probably choose to convert
the OSIS to TEI to EPUB to MOBI.
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