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Open Publication Distribution System

Open Publication Distribution System

http://opds-spec.org/

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OPDS The Open Publication Distribution System specification is prepared by an informal grouping of partners, combining Internet Archive, O'Reilly Media, Feedbooks, OLPC, and others. History[edit] OPDS is based on the initial work done by Lexcycle,[2] the company behind Stanza, an eBook reader application for iOS. All revisions of the specification were produced by an informal group organized around an open mailing list.[3] Example of OPDS 1.1 content[edit] calibre (software) calibre is a free and open source e-book computer software application suite for multiple platforms. It allows users to manage e-book collections, as well as to create, edit and read e-books. It supports a variety of formats, including the common EPUB and Amazon Kindle formats, e-book syncing with a variety of e-book readers and conversion between e-book formats, within DRM restrictions. Kovid Goyal started developing libprs500 on 31 October 2006, when the Sony PRS-500 was introduced.

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Here is COPS : Calibre OPDS (and HTML) PHP Server - Technology and me Why ? In my opinion Calibre is a marvelous tool but is too big and has too much dependencies to be used only for its content server. That's the main reason why I coded this OPDS / HTML content server. BookServer: A Plan to Build an Open Web of Books The Internet Archive has just unveiled their ambitious project called BookServer, which will allow users to find, buy, or borrow digital books from sources all across the web. The system, built on an open architecture and using open book formats, promises that the books housed there will work on any device whether that's a laptop, PC, smartphone, game console, or one of the myriad of e-Readers like Amazon's Kindle. The project's lofty goal is to essentially create an open web of books where anyone can publish their books and make their content available via search.

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