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Re: Prioritisation

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 15:55:50 +0200
Cc: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>, W3C Digital Publishing Discussion list <public-digipub@w3.org>
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To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>

> On 05 Aug 2015, at 15:53 , Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com> wrote:
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> The problem - IMO - with books, news and mag - is that it limits the uses of the technology for a specific set of use cases.  Publication(s) is a much more generic term that can be used to describe a wider set of uses.

Right. It was a brilliant move to call EPUB the way it is and not call it EBOOK. Eg, I would expect scholarly articles to be published in EPUB at some point (or WEPUB:-)…

Ivan


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> Leonard
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> On 8/5/15, 9:50 AM, "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com> wrote:
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>> Ivan Herman wrote:
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>>> P.S. I was musing about the term WEPUB for "Web Publication", but that is just the idea under the shower...
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>> My shower idea was "webooks":
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>> http://www.wiumlie.no/2013/talks/02-11-w3c-ebook.html
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>> How would it be pronouced? We-books? (which would add another meaning) Web-ooks (sound spooky)
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>> When publishing the code examples, the term was changed to "newsmag".
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>> http://people.opera.com/howcome/2013/02-reader/
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>> Cheers,
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>> -h&kon
>>             Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
>> howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome


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