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Add Kindle format (.mobi) output to "Create a book"
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Author: wmr89502270

Description:
I'm also a Kindle user, and I believe there are many more Wikimedia users using Kindle. It would be great if Wikimedia projects add kindle format (.mobi) putout to the "Create a Book" option in the left bar, which is very useful for reading Wikisource books.


Version: master
Severity: enhancement

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Doesn't Kindle read PDFs already?

wmr89502270 wrote:

(In reply to comment #1)

Doesn't Kindle read PDFs already?

Yes. But because PDF format is complex while the processor (on Kindle Paperwhite) is not powerful, the experience is bad.

ralf_wikimedia wrote:

the wikimedia foundation will replace mwlib with their own rendering pipeline. epub, zim and odf output will be removed.

see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/PDF_rendering

wmr89502270 wrote:

(In reply to comment #3)

the wikimedia foundation will replace mwlib with their own rendering
pipeline.
epub, zim and odf output will be removed.

see https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/PDF_rendering

Even existing epub, zim and odf output will be removed? That's a bad news.

wmr: Please ask you questions on the Talk page of the wikipage that you refer to, as that is the obvious place where to bring them up instead. Thanks.