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Re: Active lobbying: Math

From: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:14:51 -0400
Message-ID: <CADxXqOyKi8NeRx-S+QNdqsLLhvpyiwqikngq-G-m+uHcnJbsZg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Deborah Kaplan <dkaplan@safaribooksonline.com>
Cc: "Belfanti, Paul" <paul.belfanti@pearson.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 11:06 AM, Deborah Kaplan <
dkaplan@safaribooksonline.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 21 Aug 2015, Belfanti, Paul wrote:
>
> I think one important step would be for a broad range of stakeholders to
>> issue joint public statements in support of MathML and EDUPUB
>> and signal their intent to publish content in these standards at volume.
>>
>
> What can DPUB IG do internally to help make something like this happen?  I
> don't particularly want to volunteer drive such an effort, because I don't
> have the knowledge of institutional history or the connections to a good
> enough job. But I would really love to see us make this happen.
>
> For what it's worth, I know I'm asking for something which is difficult,
> and which lots of people have tried before. That doesn't mean it's not
> worth trying again, though. :-)
>
> Deborah

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has been the most common venue
for issuing such statements in the recent past. As to the effectiveness of
such statements, I leave that as an exercise for the reader ;)
Dave
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