Originally Posted by HarryT
Jon is absolutely correct, Nate. The iBooks fixed-layout format is an Apple-specific format; it's not conformant to the ePub standard and cannot be read on anything except the iBooks app.
I'm sorry, but no. Discussion for the iBooks format often touched on how Apple corrupted the EPub format. Many in digital publishing see it as a form of Epub.
Oh, and you ignored the rest of my points.