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Re: [EPUB Roadmap] EPUB3 Justification call

From: Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2018 09:55:37 -0400
Message-ID: <CAESEvMyymMBsYC5eQLBzPJqJ9Er0v_3OT8c=RKen-MDEOyRd=w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julie Blair <Julie.Blair@sagepub.com>
Cc: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>, W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
Thanks Julie! Do you know which distributors/reading systems you work with
that do not yet accept EPUB3? It would be interesting in helping us develop
a secondary target audience for this document.

R

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

*Macmillan Learning*

On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 8:27 PM, Julie Blair <Julie.Blair@sagepub.com>
wrote:

> We do just this at SAGE Publishing. We create an EPUB3 then run a second
> transformation to down-convert that package to EPUB2 for those
> channels/vendors that won’t accept EPUB3 files.
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> -Julie Blair
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> *From:* AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>
> *Sent:* Friday, August 10, 2018 8:06 AM
> *To:* MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
> *Cc:* W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [EPUB Roadmap] EPUB3 Justification call
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> I think it is a good idea but it has a cost.
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> Although difficult to know exactly, I do think almost all old EPUB2-only
> devices support EPUB3 files, I mean those described in the document "EPUB2
> Sunset".
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> At least, the tests we did in 2015 at Hachette Livre France, helped us
> decide to switch the entire EPUB2 production to EPUB3. With no regrets…
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> Best regards,
>
> Luc
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> *De : *MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
> *Date : *vendredi 10 août 2018 à 11:53
> *À : *AUDRAIN LUC AUDRAIN LUC <laudrain@hachette-livre.fr>
> *Cc : *W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
> *Objet : *Re: [EPUB Roadmap] EPUB3 Justification call
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> Takami-san suggested downward translation from EPUB 3 to EPUB 2.
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> It allows publishers to adopt EPUB 3 while continuing to support
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> EPUB2-only devices.
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> Regards,
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> Makoto
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> 2018年8月10日(金) 16:42 AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>:
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> Hi all,
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> BISG has released a tweet today on the white paper we have been working on
> in the EPUB Roadmap TF.
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> I wanted to present it in a future PBG call but as it is now public, here
> it is:
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> Here is the link : https://github.com/readium/
> readium.github.io/wiki/EPUB-2-sunset
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> Any comments are welcome of course.
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> And I think we should publish it in a W3C blog. Ivan, is it possible?
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> Best,
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> Luc
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> --
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> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
>
> Makoto
>
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