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Re: EPUBCheck v4.2.0-alpha-1 released: a preview of (partial) EPUB 3.2 support!

From: Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:31:27 -0500
Message-ID: <CAESEvMz3zgB8uvAB1vVBb60rYOmn5iPwEXupBC=8gLX+yrskpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C EPUB 3 Community Group <public-epub3@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
Awesome news! Congratulations and thank you!!

Rachel Comerford | Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility |
T 212.576.9433

*Macmillan Learning*


On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:26 AM Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> The first preview release of EPUBCheck v4.2.0 (alpha 1), which provides
> initial (but limited) support for checking conformance to EPUB 3.2, is now
> available at the following page:
>
>   https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/releases/tag/v4.2.0-alpha-1
>
> It essentially consists in updates to the schemas for Package Documents
> and Content Documents. Most notably, EPUBCheck now uses the latest schemas
> from the Nu Html Checker, which are kept up-to-date with latest changes in
> the HTML standard. This is already a major step towards the full support of
> EPUB 3.2!
>
> Some old HTML features or elements have been deprecated or removed from
> HTML and are now reported as errors. It will be particularly important to
> test these alpha/beta versions of EPUBCheck as widely as possible, so that
> we can work towards a solid EPUB 3.2 support in due time (smile).
>
> There are still many things left to implement before we can claim full
> conformance to the EPUB 3.2 specifications however; these are tracked as
> issues labelled as "spec: EPUB 3.2" in our issue tracker:
>
>
> https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+label%3A%22spec%3A+EPUB+3.2%22
>
> As always, feedback is welcome, via replies to this email or directly to
> our issue tracker on GitHub:
>
>   https://github.com/w3c/epubcheck/issues
>
> Best,
> Romain.
>
> --
> Romain Deltour – @rdeltour
> Software and standards development
> The DAISY Consortium
> http://www.daisy.org
>
>
>
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