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Old 08-19-2009, 04:21 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by kovidgoyal View Post
The point is that since almost all epubs at the moment are created by converting from other sources, which are almost never XHTML compliant, it is virtually impossible to generate EPUB files that epub-check will not complain on. Furthermore, the things epubcheck complains about are of no practical use to some one trying to create an EPUB today that will work on multiple devices.

While I agree that EPUB tools should not introduce new incompatibilities as far as possible, running epubcheck on EPUBs remains pointless, for someone trying to create EPUBs taht work on actual devices.
ARe you really saying that the files are standard compliant even if EPUB checker complains?

So what will happen when a new reader that is more restrictive in what is accepted is released?
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