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Re: User Experience Guide for Displaying Accessibility metadata for EPUB

From: Lars Wallin <lars@colibrio.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:51:21 +0200
Message-ID: <CAN9weQxf-mgEd-3up17825EafwevqeY_AFmDC=hm1rhSZ_vGKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, public-epub3@w3.org
Thanks Charles!
This is very helpful. I am working on our implementation at this
very moment.

All the best,

On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 5:59 PM Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>

> Dear EPUB 3 Community Group,
> As you know the EPUB Accessibility Conformance and Discovery Specification
> requires Schema.org accessibility metadata to be embedded in a
> conforming  EPUB file. VitalSource is the first to expose this metadata in
> their catalog. We want to encourage this as a best practice in library and
> distributor catalogues. Also, we felt that Schema.org and/or ONIX
> metadata needed guidelines to present this vital accessibility information
> to end users.
> Therefore, The DAISY Transition to Accessible EPUB and the DIAGRAM
> Standards working groups jointly authored the “User Experience Guide for
> Displaying Accessibility metadata for EPUB.”
> We are asking the EPUB 3 Community Group to review and comment on this
> guideline. Here are the links to the document[1]
> <https://benetech.github.io/UX-Guide-EPUB-A11y-Metadata//UXGuideForMetadata.html> and
> the issue tracker[2]
> <https://github.com/benetech/UX-Guide-EPUB-A11y-Metadata/issues> you can
> use for comments.
> We look forward to your review, comments, and thoughts on next steps for
> this guide.
> Sincerely,
> Charles, on behalf of the DIAGRAM Center Standards and the DAISY
> Transition to accessible EPUB working groups.
> [1]
> https://benetech.github.io/UX-Guide-EPUB-A11y-Metadata//UXGuideForMetadata.html
> [2] https://github.com/benetech/UX-Guide-EPUB-A11y-Metadata/issues
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