[whatwg] idea for .zhtml format #html5 #web

Narendra Sisodiya narendra at narendrasisodiya.com
Tue Jul 27 16:47:49 PDT 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 5:04 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Fri, 2 Apr 2010, narendra sisodiya wrote:
> >
> > You can view the first webpage create on earth. We have saved our file
> > from .txt .rtf .doc and now .odt. I love ODF format (.odt and other
> > things) but there is a scope for .zhtml format for document and other
> > purpose. Basically the idea of zhtml format is to create
> > document/webpage using HTML5 technology. HTML5 technology with client
> > side can create dynamic webpage with image video and we can actually use
> > JavaScript to create a dynamic document. So basically we can create a
> > zip out of all the html,js,css,images files and put a extension of
> > .zhtml.
> >
> > There are many advantage of using zhtml format.
> >
> > * You can create some good web based software and share it using just one
> > file.
> > * Any document create using zhtml will be viewable after 100 years too.
> > * Server must support .zhtml format so that website can autounzip and
> > provide underlying files  Ex http://localhost/myfile.zhtml/test.html
> >
> > Disadvantage
> >
> > * There is no standard over web to make a slideshow Or presentation .
> There
> > are 100 possible ways. So zhtml writers will make their own conventions
> but
> > I believe that this will reach into a equilibrium
> > * do not know !! but there there will be someone.
> This seems orthogonal to HTML itself, so I haven't added this to the spec.
> There are some existing technologies that basically do this, though, as
> others have suggested (like widgets, like multipart/mixed, etc). I
> recommend either trying to use one of those technologies or developing a
> new one and approaching vendors directly to get them to support it.
> --
> Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL

What a co-incidence. Right now I am coding Zhtml Viewer using QtWebkit. I
have seen specification of widget/mmf etc but I think such specification is
needed for this task.
for example , my zhtml file contains html/css/js/jQuery stuff in zipped
Zhtml-Viewer is just unzipping .zhtml file and then it look for file
'firstpage' which contain the name of the first page (otherwise it load

│    Narendra Sisodiya
│    http://narendrasisodiya.com
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