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From "Andrew Jackson (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TIKA-849) Identify and parse the Apple iBooks format
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:54:39 GMT

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Andrew Jackson commented on TIKA-849:
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By the way, I notice you added a
<code>
    <sub-class-of type="application/epub+zip" />
</code>
to the iBooks identification information. I'm not sure this is correct, as I was under the
impression that this was a strict conformance hierarchy. This would imply that every x-ibooks+zip
also conforms to the epub+zip format, but this is not the case, because the new MIME type
declaration means it violated the ePub standard.

                
> Identify and parse the Apple iBooks format
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TIKA-849
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-849
>             Project: Tika
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: mime, parser
>    Affects Versions: 1.1
>            Reporter: Andrew Jackson
>         Attachments: ibooks-support.patch
>
>
> With the release of iBooks Author 1.0, Apple have created a new eBook format very similar
to ePub. Tika could be extended to identify and parse this new format, re-using the existing
ePub code wherever possible.
> I have created an initial patch, which I will attach to this issue.

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