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Re: [EPUB Roadmap] EPUB3 Justification call

From: Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:27:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CAESEvMxAgKfzEmRztiDcwFMjoBETN_hOCA=dN-GiJW7uXjmMtw@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Bryant <jim@openbookdata.com.cn>
Cc: Julie Blair <Julie.Blair@sagepub.com>, AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>, "public-publishingbg@w3.org" <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
Thank you Jim! This is very helpful. Can I assume that anything on here
that says EPUB without a version number is accepted EPUB 2 and 3?

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

*Macmillan Learning*

On Mon, Aug 13, 2018 at 3:54 AM, James Bryant <jim@openbookdata.com.cn>
wrote:

> Rachel,
>
> Here is our list of the 200+ global ebook platforms that we are working
> with and the formats they accept. We are happy to assist in communicating
> with the channels in China, Korea and SE Asia as well as any other channels
> that you need assistance in reaching.
>
>
> Best,
>
> Jim Bryant
> CEO
> Trajectory
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> On Aug 12, 2018, at 9:55 PM, Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.
> com> wrote:
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> 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".
>>
>> 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…
>>
>>
>>
>> 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,
>>
>> 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:
>>
>> Here is the link : https://github.com/readium/r
>> eadium.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,
>>
>> Luc
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>> --
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>> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
>>
>> Makoto
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