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Re: Have you seen OpenZIM?


I noticed the name conflict a year or two ago. The 'openZIM' project's
web site indicates it was created in 2009. I don't see how they could
have missed the existing Zim Desktop Wiki project at that time.

I don't understand exactly what openZIM does at a low level. It's not
clear at first glance what markup language is used to encode rich
text. Why not use the more widely-accepted EPUB format, and create a
nice set of EPUB readers for various platforms including UI features
geared towards large wikis and large reference works?

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 8:55 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Has anyone seen this project:
> http://www.openzim.org/
> It appears to be a format for off-line archiving of wiki content,
> specifically wikipedia. in my opinion the choice of name for such a
> project rather conflicts with Jaap's own Zim.
> --
> Dotan Cohen
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