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Re: [a11y] Editorial changes required for creating an ISO/IEC spec for EPUB a11y

From: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2017 11:41:46 +0900
Message-ID: <CALvn5ECY6ckLtkQO6a+KHda=ruZHkcbYSs93K4HJCK0FXKbH=w@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-epub3@w3.org
Matt,

2017-08-06 11:01 GMT+09:00 Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@gmail.com>:

> Is the idea here that a copy of the 1.0 specification will be taken and
> submitted to ISO with these changes, which look like they don't change
> anything normatively?
>

This is possible.

>
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> Or are we supposed to prepare a 1.1 like this and publish it in W3C?
>

This is also possible.


> If so, I wonder how some of the ISO requirements won't conflict with
> respec/W3C practices.
>

In my understanding, outputs from the CG have no status in W3C and
are thus free from W3C rules

Regards,
Makoto

>
>
> Matt
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> *From:* eb2mmrt@gmail.com [mailto:eb2mmrt@gmail.com] *On Behalf Of *MURATA
> Makoto
> *Sent:* August 5, 2017 8:17 PM
> *To:* public-epub3@w3.org
> *Subject:* [a11y] Editorial changes required for creating an ISO/IEC spec
> for EPUB a11y
>
>
>
> Folks,
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> Since we cannot use the fast-track procedure or PAS procedure, we are
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> required to follow the drafting rules of ISO/IEC.  (Note: EPUB 3.0
>
> did not follow them, since it was fast-tracked.)
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> ISO/IEC Directives Part 2: Principles to structure and draft documents
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> intended to become International Standards, Technical Specifications
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> or Publicly Available Specifications.
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> http://www.iso.org/sites/directives/2016/part2/index.
> xhtml#_idTextAnchor055
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> I think that there are two significant changes.
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> First, we have to provide Foreword, Introduction, and Scope as
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> required by Directives Part 2.  This requires some work, although
>
> we can use some text from "1. Overview" in EPUB A11Y 1.0.
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> Second, we have to use SHALL, MAY, and other modal verbs as required
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> by Directives Part 2.  Most notably, all MUSTs have to be replaced by
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> SHALLs.
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> Regards,
>
> Makoto
>



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