|06-01-2012, 10:24 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2010
Device: Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD
I'm not sure how to answer that question.
Generically, it converts the epub into a flattened subset of html 3.2 and packs it into a proprietary binary database container that can be read by Kindle devices/apps. If it's building KF8s, it's more or less creating a binary ePub embedded in a PRC container (generically, I did mention... for those looking to contest my description ).
Specifically... there is no source code available for kindlegen; it's proprietary software (as mentioned above) so your guess is as good as anybody's as to what, exactly, it's "doing."
Last edited by DiapDealer; 06-01-2012 at 10:27 AM.
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