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Re: Conforming to WCAG 2.0 SC 2.4.5 (Multiple Ways) for pdf files

From: Duff Johnson <duff@duff-johnson.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2016 10:49:58 -0400
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> What about EPUB, this is based upon HTML. Shouldn’t it also have the same requirements as PDF?

EPUB comes in “reflowable” and “fixed-layout” models. You choose which you prefer when you author the file.

The reflowable model is (effectively) a single web-page, so web-page conventions apply.

The fixed-layout model raises the same questions, in terms of how to apply WCAG 2.0 (which only talks about “web pages”) as does, PDF, DOCX, etc. I share Jonathan’s curiosity on this point.

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