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Re: (Experimental) W3C document dependencies' roadmap for publishing

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2017 09:19:55 +0200
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E76E85D8-EF46-4209-B026-F7C4A2915594@w3.org>
To: Jiminy Panoz <jiminy@chapalpanoz.com>

> On 29 Sep 2017, at 19:18, Jiminy Panoz <jiminy@chapalpanoz.com <mailto:jiminy@chapalpanoz.com>> wrote:
> 
> Ivan,
> 
> I can indeed relate, I’m trying to keep a list of modules which are likely to impact EPUB 3.1 at some point, hence the Readium CSS project, and it’s super painful. 
> 
> To clarify, this is the reason why I tried to find some “scope” in CSS Modules in the first place; I was wondering where the limit should be drawn. Basically, all CSS modules dealing with layout and text are related to publishing.
> 
> 

Yes. That being said, it would probably of help if the large number of CSS modules (and I am sure that list will grow) would have a decent categorization from our point of view, shown on that page. But I need help for this, I certainly do not have a deep enough knowledge of all the CSS modules to be able to do this.

Ivan


> Best, 
> 
> Jiminy
> 
> Le 29.09.2017 17:16, Ivan Herman a écrit :
> 
>> Jiminy, Florian,
>>  
>> thanks.
>>  
>> Jiminy, I must admit that, at this point, I was happy to put together the roadmap file; as Florian would surely recognize, I have take the list of CSS modules he referred to in his PR in our repo.
>>  
>> The CSS modules are particularly complicated, because there lots of them and, if we are not careful, we will pull the collection of all the CSS modules into the roadmap:-). I would certainly welcome some help in reorganizing the content in that file to make it more palatable.
>>  
>> I have prepared a PR to expand the current list with the ones you guys have listed. Once the PR is accepted it will appear.
>>  
>> Ivan
>> 
>>> On 29 Sep 2017, at 06:09, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net <mailto:florian@rivoal.net>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Sep 29, 2017, at 02:32, Jiminy Panoz <jiminy@chapalpanoz.com <mailto:jiminy@chapalpanoz.com>> wrote:
>>>> I couldn't tell if the CSS Modules section was mainly about pagination or not (sorry, it was at least kinda unclear to me) but if you're looking for extra "bookish modules" in the shorter term:
>>>> 
>>>> CSS Rhythmic Sizing (https://www.w3.org/TR/css-rhythm-1/), <https://www.w3.org/TR/css-rhythm-1/),> comparable as a baseline grid in DTP tools;
>>> If you include Rhythmic Sizing (which is a reasonable suggestion), you should probably include https://drafts.csswg.org/css-line-grid-1/ <https://drafts.csswg.org/css-line-grid-1/> as well, as they are related: they are possibly complementary, possibly only one of the two is needed, possibly we need a new approach on the same problem... The CSS WG is looking at both, and does not have a solid consensus yet.
>>>  
>>> —Florian
>> 
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