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EPUBCheck 4.2.0 and EPUB 3.2 production-ready

The Publishing Business Group is pleased to announce the simultaneous availability of EPUBCheck 4.2 production-ready release and EPUB 3.2 Final Specification! This renewed version of EPUBCheck enable all the digital publishing industry to create, distribute and bring to readers EPUB content files in the safest way. All stages of the EPUB supply chain should now […]
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EPUBCheck 4.2.0 RC published: Check EPUBCheck!

The DAISY Consortium has just delivered today the Release Candidate of EPUBCheck 4.2.0. It brings complete support to the latest specification of EPUB: EPUB 3.2. EPUB 3.2 is the a sound and reliable specification of the EPUB 3 standard, massively used in the digital publishing industry. The EPUB3 Community Group has published it as a […]
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EPUBCheck 4.2 beta release available !

The EPUB3 Community Group has been working hard in 2018 to finalize a sound and reliable specification of the EPUB 3 standard, massively used in the digital publishing industry. This is EPUB 3.2 and it has been published as a CG report. Beyond full compatibility with EPUB 3.0.1 and better specification document structure, EPUB 3.2 […]
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No EPUBCheck, no EPUB!

As the whole digital publishing supply chain knows, there is no EPUB files without EPUBCheck! Based on an initiative of the Publishing Business Group, EPUBCheck is under revision and first steps have already been accomplished: EPUBCheck 4.1.1 is the latest stable version to validate both EPUB 2 and 3 files. EPUB 3 publications are checked […]
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Scope and Goals of the Publishing Working Group

Scope and Goals of the Publishing Working Group What is a web publication? How is it different from a web site or a web app? Why do we need new standards, when the web is already full of publications? The Publishing Working Group (PWG) is continuing to address these questions in the Web Publications (WP) […]
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EPUBCheck intermediate 4.1 release

As announced in EPUBCheck revision initialized post, a maintenance release of EPUBCheck as been published in time by the DAISY Consortium. This version 4.1.0 includes various improvements and bug fixes that have been contributed over the past two years. See https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/releases The Steering Committee of the Publishing Business Group at W3C wants to thank the […]
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Publishing at TPAC 2018

Minutes [Day 1], [Day 2] On October 22 and 23 the Publishing WG held 2 days of meetings as part of TPAC in Lyon. This was our second time at the massive W3C gathering (6th if you count our adolescence as an interest group); days were filled with meetings, hallway discussions, and making connections with […]
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EpubCheck revision initialized!

The Steering Committee of the Publishing Business Group at W3C is pleased to announce to the EPUB community that the DAISY Consortium has started working on EPUBcheck revision.   The whole EPUB eco-system needs EPUBcheck to validate files and be confident about the interoperability on all devices and accessibility by all final users. But the existing version issued in […]
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Report on the W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation published.

The W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation took place in Tokyo, on the 18th and 19th of September, 2018. Although the Workshop had a general scope on digital publication layout, the emphasis was on what is sometimes called “sequential art”, i.e., comics, mangas, bandes dessinées, etc. The workshop was a great meeting place […]
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