DocBook to ePub

Kornel Benko kornel at
Sun Feb 7 10:28:04 UTC 2021

Am Sun, 7 Feb 2021 10:16:41 +0100
schrieb Pavel Sanda <sanda at>:

> On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 06:36:17AM +0100, Thibaut Cuvelier wrote:
> > I've just pushed patches for these problems. Quotes are required in some
> > edge cases on Windows, so I added a switch based on the OS (a cleaner
> > solution would be to use the subprocess module, but its current API was
> > added in Python 3.5). The second error is due to an older version of
> > Python: I added a work-around that should work on all versions, and at
> > least it still works for me.  
> I can confirm that epub export works now (stable debian here).
> The text and structure looks correct, tables are broken (not sure whether
> they are supposed to work at all).
> Good job Thibaut,
> Pavel

How can we check that the resulting epub is valid?
E.g. should we use ctest for epub exports (like docbook5) ?

This could result in some additional work for you Thibaut.

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