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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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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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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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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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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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