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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] ePub: meta information

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 4:49 AM, Michael Wiedmann<mw@miwie.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> What would be the preferred way to add meta information (like
> "dc:description",
> "dc:identifier", "dc:title", or "dc:language") given that the input file
> might not contain the necessary information?

Sorry, I don't understand where this data would come from.

dc:title comes from $doc.title
dc:description comes from the abstract
dc:language comes from the l10n.language of the root note
dc:identifier comes from an identifier found on /*/*info (look at the
template for the options)

> Should I simply override the "opf" template"?

That would probably be the easiest way.

> PS: Some TeX guys asked me about how to convert LaTeX files to ePub. My
> suggestion probably will be to use "tex4ht" to convert the source files to
> DocBook and further to ePub using the ePub support in the actual DocBook XSL
> stylesheets. A first attempt was very promising, but the converted DocBook
> file doesn't contain the (wanted) meta information.

It may be easier for them to go to XHTML, I dunno.


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