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This week: W3C turned 20, Typography, Mozilla/Ford Open Web Fellowship, etc.

This is the 26 September – 3 October 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in […]
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Books in Browsers event in San Francisco, 23-25 October

The goal of the W3C’s Digital Publishing Activity is to help make the Open Web Platform perfectly suitable for the needs of the Publishing industry, which also means helping to build the necessary bridges between that community and the Web Community at large. As such, the call for papers for the “Books in Browsers: Advancing […]
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This week: W3C Annotations Workshop, WebRTC Summit, Net Neutrality in Europe, etc.

This is the 28 March – 4 April 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in […]
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Working Drafts available in EPUB3

As reported elsewhere, the Digital Publishing Interest Group has published its first two public Working Drafts. Beyond the content of those documents, the publication has another aspect worth mentioning. For the first time, “alternate” versions of the two documents have been published, alongside the canonical HTML versions, in EPUB3 format. Because EPUB3 is based on […]
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Digital Publishing Interest Group publishes its first public working drafts

The Digital Publishing Interest Group seeks to ensure that the requirements of digital publishing can be answered, when in scope, by the Recommendations published by W3C. It is composed of representatives from book publishers, reading system vendors, consultants, and subject matter experts. The group has published two First Public Working Drafts to describe use cases […]
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TPAC Update on Accessibility in Digital Publishing

Today we invite guest blogger Gerardo Capiel, VP of Engineering of Benetech, who joined the Consortium to participate in the Digital Publishing Interest Group (DPUB IG). This is cross-posted on the Digital Publishing Blog. In October of this year, Benetech joined the World Wide Web Consortium to more deeply participate in the evolution of standards […]
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This week at W3C: TimBL on encryption cracking, Test the Web Forward now part of W3C, OpenH.264, etc.

This is the 1-8 November 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. You […]
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Interview: Hachette on the Web and Digital Publishing with Pierre Danet

In June 2013 W3C launched a new Digital Publishing Activity so that experts in the digital publishing ecosystem can hold technical discussion, gather use cases and requirements, and bring electronic books and Web technologies closer together. I recently spoke with Pierre Danet, Senior Digital Technology Officer at Hachette about the trend. IJ: Let’s start with […]
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