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Re: DAISY Publishes White Paper on the Benefits of EPUB 3

From: Ruth Tait <artbyrt@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:31:55 -0400
Message-Id: <8FAD2036-78D5-4B7E-BD21-BBDF8E8E596B@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C EPUB 3 Community Group <public-epub3@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
To: Kerscher@montana.com
Hello everyone at Daisy:

Congratulations! I am SO happy with this initiative. I feel I’ve been an isolated voice speaking for a more global use for the EPUB3 format outside of the pure publisher world.

Thank you and well done!

[Next, (on my wish-list) is to find a functional, standards-compliant ‘export to EPUB3’ Word protocol that works in a mac….]

 
ruth tait
https://www.artbyrt.com
O: 613 604 2781



> On Sep 11, 2020, at 11:57 AM, Kerscher@montana.com wrote:
> 
> Dear W3C Publishing community,
>  
> Sorry for the cross posting.
>  
> The DAISY Consortium has published a white paper encouraging the use of Born Accessible EPUB 3 files for corporate, government and university publications and documents. We believe this marks a point in time when the EPUB 3  format  begins to work its way into the mainstream.
>  
> I encourage you to read the white paper, and to share it broadly, especially to decision makers  in your company or organization.
>  
> Links to the White Paper in all formats:
> https://daisy.org/MDPWhitepaper <https://daisy.org/MDPWhitepaper>
>  
> The News article on the DAISY Website:
> https://daisy.org/news-events/news/daisy-publishes-white-paper-on-the-benefits-of-epub-3/ <https://daisy.org/news-events/news/daisy-publishes-white-paper-on-the-benefits-of-epub-3/>
>  
> The Press release:
> https://daisy.org/info-help/document-archive/press-release-epub-3-the-strategic-solution-for-your-digital-documents/ <https://daisy.org/info-help/document-archive/press-release-epub-3-the-strategic-solution-for-your-digital-documents/>
>  
> Best
> George
>  
> George Kerscher Ph.D.
> -In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
> Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
> http://www.daisy.org <http://www.daisy.org/>
> Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
> http://www.benetech.org <http://www.benetech.org/>
> President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) 
> http://www.idpf.org <http://www.idpf.org/>
> Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
> http://www.imls.gov <http://www.imls.gov/>
> Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), at W3C
> http://www.w3.org/WAI <http://www.w3.org/WAI>
> Phone: +1 406/549-4687
> Cell:+1 406/544-2466 
> Email: kerscher@montana.com <mailto:kerscher@montana.com>

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