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Re: Leaving W3C Team

From: 鎌田純子 <kamata@voyager.co.jp>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:43:24 +0900
Message-ID: <CADQK5ET66U_LsCx4o5hOPju08Mo+Kb3TgO-vgk3cjqY_04asiQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>, public-epub3@w3.org, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>, "PBG Steering Committee (Public)" <public-publishing-sc@w3.org>, W3C Team Digital Publishing <team-dig-publishing@w3.org>, Jeff Jaffe <jeff@w3.org>, Jun Murai <jun@w3.org>, bmccoy@webpaper.net, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Karen Myers <karen@w3.org>, Alan Bird <alan.bird@w3.org>
Dear Bill,

Thank you for all of your work. I think you were an icon of digital
publishing. Keep in touch!

Junko Kamata
Voyager Japan, Inc.

2018-07-31 1:21 GMT+09:00 Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>:

> Publishing@W3C folks,
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> Please be informed that I am winding up my role as Publishing Champion on
> the W3C Team effective July 31. For technical matters Ivan Herman (
> ivan@w3.org) should be your primary team contact, and for member
> relations support please make Karen Myers (karen@w3.org) your primary
> team contact.
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> It’s truly been a privilege to have had the opportunity to help get
> Publishing@W3C rolling over the past 18 months since the combination of
> IDPF into W3C. I’m more convinced than ever that this was the right
> decision, as evidenced by the high level of engagement and activity in the
> new Publishing Business Group, Publishing Working Group and its Steering
> Committee, and the EPUB 3 Community Group.  A dedicated "champion" role was
> always understood to likely be transitional in nature as W3C is by design
> participant-driven … and that is powerfully evidenced in these groups which
> all have strong co-chairs / task-force leads in place.  So I’m confident
> that Publishing@W3C will continue to grow and thrive and I thank the
> co-chairs, the former IDPF Board of Directors, Ivan, Karen, and all who are
> engaged in these activities for your collective support.
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> The strategic thesis on which we predicated the combination of IDPF with
> W3C was that the future of publishing is inextricably connected with the
> Open Web Platform and that the publishing ecosystem must therefore seek to
> directly influence the evolution of Web technology. The efforts and
> progress over the past year and a half has underscored this. But to make it
> so will require the continued engagement from the publishing community. I
> particularly urge former IDPF members to strongly consider planning to
> become regular W3C members when the TPI program winds down next February.
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> For me, after 8+ years focusing on advancing open standards at IDPF and
> W3C I’m aiming to get back to my entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial and
> product development roots. Please stay in touch and meanwhile you will
> continue to see me lurking in the EPUB 3 CG, at digital publishing email
> and twitter water coolers, and who knows maybe even as an AC rep someday.
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> Bill McCoy
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> bmccoy@webpaper.net
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> https://www.linkedin.com/in/billmccoy1066
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