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EPUBCheck 4.2.5 and Website

We are pleased to announce the latest production-ready release of EPUBCheck, version 4.2.5, providing support for checking conformance to the EPUB 3.2 family of specifications. This is a maintenance release. Full details and release notes are available at [https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/releases/tag/v4.2.5. We are also excited to launch the EPUBCheck website at https://www.w3.org/publishing/epubcheck/. Come here to download the […]
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Publishing@W3C EPUB Survey Results

In February of this year, the Publishing@W3C community ran a survey for the publishing industry on the topic of EPUB and the future of publishing. The main focus of the survey was to understand how people are using EPUB, what challenges they face, or what they wish they could do but currently cannot. The other […]
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Listen to the People: The Future of EPUB and New Directions for Publishing @ W3C

Securing a strong future for EPUB. Exploring new ideas for every sort of digital publication. Bringing business needs to the technical community: These are the goals of Publishing@W3C. In the last few weeks, we’ve heard from both the broad digital publishing community and the leadership of the Publishing Business Group. We’d like to share with […]
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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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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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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Digital Publishing)

Digital Publishing at W3C (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report. For more recent news, please see the Publishing @ W3C home page.) The Web is the universal publishing platform. Publishing is increasingly impacted by the Web, and the Web increasingly impacts […]
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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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