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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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EPUBCheck Fundraising

The Publishing Business Group recently released an RFP to find developers to maintain and improve EPUBCheck. We have selected DAISY for the task. Do you use EPUBCheck? Of course you do! It is a key part of every publisher’s tool chain. Even if you don’t realize that you use EPUBCheck, it is a part of […]
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Agenda published for the W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation

The detailed agenda for the W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation has been published today. The workshop will last one and half days, with 5 sessions of short presentations followed by Q&A. The last session of the workshop will concentrate on discussing various issues arising at the event and plans to move forward. […]
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Extended Submission Deadlines for the Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation

The deadline for registration and submission for the Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation have been extended. The new deadline is July 30. Authors of submissions received by the original deadline (i.e., July 20) will be notified of their acceptance by July 31 (as originally planned), whereas authors of later submissions will be notified […]
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Call for Participation: W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines)

The W3C announced today the latest in a series of workshops exploring the capabilities needed to ensure that the Web delivers on its full potential as a universal platform for digital publishing. The upcoming technical workshop will be held September 18-19 in Tokyo, Japan. It will focus on evaluating the current status and exploring future directions of visually-rich […]
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Publishing Business Group Releases RFP for epubcheck Development

How do you know that you’ve produced an interoperable, functional, and accessible ebook? How do customers know? Or libraries? Or Book distributors? Validation is the cornerstone of the epub publishing process and there is one system on which nearly all epub relies – epubcheck. However, as our standards evolve, our validation has not and epubs […]
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