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Re: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group

From: Nick Barreto <nick@canelo.co>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:12:37 +0100
Message-ID: <CAMsQQ_wL-d4CoHdeBAMVSzhXp-1OCBD7O-2kKcXmnfS=QUJx4Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>
Cc: Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>, AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, Tzviya - Hoboken Siegman <tsiegman@wiley.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, Liza Daly <lizadaly@gmail.com>, Markus Gylling <markus.gylling@gmail.com>, Madi Weland Solomon <madi.w.solomon@gmail.com>, Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>, Garth Conboy <garth@google.com>, Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>, Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org>, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
I agree that it is indeed very important work for the future of publishing
as a whole, and so I also want to thank the whole group. It has been a
privilege to be involved even in the small I have been, and I am very
thankful of the chairs and everyone for their contributions.

Nick Barreto

*Co-founder & Technology Director**CANELO *| www.canelo.co
@canelo_co <https://twitter.com/canelo_co> | @nickbarreto
<http://www.twitter.com/nickbarreto>


On 28 September 2017 at 05:17, Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com> wrote:

> +100,000
> Many thanks to all the great people who provided such a strong base for
> publishing in W3C as well as strong emphasis on accessibility.
>
> With regards
> Avneesh
> *From:* Bill Kasdorf
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 28, 2017 05:33
> *To:* George Kerscher
> *Cc:* AUDRAIN LUC ; Charles LaPierre ; Tzviya - Hoboken Siegman ; Ivan
> Herman ; W3C Digital Publishing IG ; Liza Daly ; Markus Gylling ; Madi
> Weland Solomon ; Bill McCoy ; Garth Conboy ; Thierry Michel ; Kazuyuki
> Ashimura ; Liam Quin
> *Subject:* Re: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group
>
> Rec track!!  Yoo-hoo!! Onward and upward!
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Sep 27, 2017, at 7:33 PM, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com> wrote:
>
> Dear All,
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> Yes, let us all remember Pierre and how his commitments to digital
> publishing inspires us.
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> I also want to complement the whole group for embracing accessibility in
> publishing. We are changing the world. Oh, and thank you Charles and
> Deborah for co-chairing the accessibility task force.
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>
> On to rec track specs, while continuing to use the solid EPUB 3!
>
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>
> Best
>
> George
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> *From:* Bill Kasdorf [mailto:bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:11 AM
> *To:* AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>; Charles LaPierre <
> charlesl@benetech.org>
> *Cc:* Tzviya - Hoboken Siegman <tsiegman@wiley.com>; Ivan Herman <
> ivan@w3.org>; W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>; Liza
> Daly <lizadaly@gmail.com>; Markus Gylling <markus.gylling@gmail.com>;
> Madi Weland Solomon <madi.w.solomon@gmail.com>; Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>;
> Garth Conboy <garth@google.com>; Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>;
> Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org>; Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
> *Subject:* RE: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group
>
>
>
> Thanks for the reminder of that Paris event, Luc! And of course how
> important Pierre was for all of this. An IPTC event at the Paris Book Fair
> back then was notable as well; I don’t remember if that was before or after
> the September 2013 workshop.
>
>
>
> Bill Kasdorf
>
> VP and Principal Consultant | *Apex CoVantage*
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> p:
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> 734-904-6252 <(734)%20904-6252>  m:   734-904-6252 <(734)%20904-6252>
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> ISNI: http://isni.org/isni/0000000116490786
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> ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7002-4786
> <https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7002-4786?lang=en>
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> *From:* AUDRAIN LUC [mailto:LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:43 PM
> *To:* Charles LaPierre
> *Cc:* Bill Kasdorf; Tzviya - Hoboken Siegman; Ivan Herman; W3C Digital
> Publishing IG; Liza Daly; Markus Gylling; Madi Weland Solomon; Bill McCoy;
> Garth Conboy; Thierry Michel; Kazuyuki Ashimura; Liam Quin
> *Subject:* Re: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group
>
>
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> Yes, a big thank you to the 3 of you!
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> For history, I’d like to add the first workshop « ATELIER W3C : PUBLISHING
> USING THE OPEN WEB PLATFORM » on Sept 16, 2013 in Paris
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> https://www.w3c.fr/category/digital-publishing-2/
>
> and remind us all of Pierre Danet energy in helping this to append.
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>
> Luc
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> Le 27 sept. 2017 à 17:16, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org> a
> écrit :
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> In addition to Ivan,  also a HUGE thank you to Tzviya and Markus who did
> an outstanding job leading our Interest group!
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> Thanks
>
> EOM
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> Charles LaPierre
> Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible
> E-mail: charlesl@benetech.org
> Twitter: @CLaPierreA11Y
> Skype: charles_lapierre
> Phone: 650-600-3301 <(650)%20600-3301>
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> On Sep 27, 2017, at 7:59 AM, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>
> wrote:
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> +1000
>
> Bill Kasdorf
> VP and Principal Consultant | Apex CoVantage
> p:
> 734-904-6252 <(734)%20904-6252>  m:   734-904-6252 <(734)%20904-6252>
> ISNI: http://isni.org/isni/0000000116490786
> ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7002-4786
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken [mailto:tsiegman@wiley.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:35 AM
> To: Ivan Herman; W3C Digital Publishing IG
> Cc: Liza Daly; Markus Gylling; Madi Weland Solomon; Bill McCoy; Garth
> Conboy; Thierry Michel; Kazuyuki Ashimura; Liam Quin
> Subject: RE: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group
>
> Let us also thank Ivan Herman, without whom none of this would have been
> possible. Ivan guided those of us who were new to the W3C through the
> Process and made us feel welcome immediately while imparting his years of
> Web wisdom on the publishing industry. Thank you, Ivan!
>
> Tzviya Siegman
> Information Standards Lead
> Wiley
> 201-748-6884 <(201)%20748-6884>
> tsiegman@wiley.com
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:00 AM
> To: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
> Cc: Liza Daly <lizadaly@gmail.com>; Markus Gylling <
> markus.gylling@gmail.com>; Madi Weland Solomon <madi.w.solomon@gmail.com>;
> Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>; Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken <tsiegman@wiley.com>;
> Garth Conboy <garth@google.com>; Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>;
> Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org>; Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
> Subject: Closing the Digital Publishing Interest Group
>
> Dear all,
>
> At the end of the month the Digital Publishing Interest Group's charter
> will expire and, based on our earlier discussions and the decision of the
> W3C Management, the Interest Group will indeed close down.
>
> Just as at any time a group closes it is worth spending a few minutes
> remembering history, in particular for a group that played, in my view,
> such a seminal role. It is almost five (yes, five!) years ago when we held
> our first joint workshop with the IDPF in New York[1], which led to the
> creation of the Digital Publishing Activity and the Digital Publishing
> Interest Group. That Workshop was, in many respect, the first time two
> related but also almost disjoint communities met: the Publishing community,
> mostly gathered around EPUB, and the Web Developers' community, mostly
> around W3C. It was a long overdue event for all the reasons we know on the
> common technological interests of the two communities (remember Jeff
> Jaffe's slides at the TOC event on "Web=Publishing"?). It was certainly one
> of the most interesting events I participated in, so far, at W3C.
>
> This led to the DPUB IG. Looking back on its four years’ work, I do
> believe it was successful fulfilling its most important goal: create
> long-lasting and stable contacts among these communities. Beyond the
> several documents it has published over the years[2] it could formulate new
> perspectives, create new relationships, started new technical work that are
> now reflected in the work of the Publishing Business and Working Groups, it
> has contributed to the discussions at W3C on accessibility, layout, or
> metadata and, last but not least, it has laid the groundwork for what is
> now known as Publishing@W3C, born out of the merge of IDPF and W3C. I
> think we can be proud of what we have achieved.
>
> Lots of people, some of whom have gone to other areas, contributed to the
> success.  A number of people acted either as co-editors for the documents
> we produced over the years, or co-chairs of the various task forces; I do
> not even make an attempt to list them all, incurring the danger of
> forgetting someone. But I think we should all thank the successive
> co-chairs of the Interest Group: Markus Gylling, Madi Solomon, Liza Daly,
> Tzviya Siegman, and Garth Conboy. Thank you for your dedication and hard
> work! And thank to all the participants over the years.
>
>
> Ivan
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2012/08/electronic-books/
> [2] https://www.w3.org/dpub/IG/wiki/Main_Page
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> ----
> Ivan Herman, W3C
> Publishing@W3C Technical Lead
> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> mobile: +31-641044153 <+31%206%2041044153>
> ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2704
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