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Re: Garth Conboy

From: Toshiaki Koike <koike@voyager.co.jp>
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 22:24:05 +0900
Message-ID: <16578e1b630a3946c3f4d468be40c2bd51acd002.camel@voyager.co.jp>
To: "Siegman, Tzviya" <tsiegman@wiley.com>, "public-epub-wg@w3.org" <public-epub-wg@w3.org>, "PBG Steering Committee (Public)" <public-publishing-sc@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>, W3C EPUB 3 Community Group <public-epub3@w3.org>, "public-epubcheck@w3.org" <public-epubcheck@w3.org>, W3C Comm Team <w3t-comm@w3.org>
That's incredible.He had been leading us, throuth all EPUB versions.I’m
so sorry to hear that.
Toshiaki Koike
2021-07-01 (木) の 12:44 +0000 に Siegman, Tzviya さんは書きました:
> A giant of the ebook world has left us. Garth Conboy (Google) died on
> June 29 in La Jolla, California. Garth was truly an ebook pioneer,
> helping lead the effort to create the very first ebook spec, OEB 1.0,
> in
>  1999. He had a leadership role in every version of EPUB since then,
> as well as being a primary editor of those specs. He served as chair
> of the IDPF board of directors, and was instrumental in bringing EPUB
> to W3C. He co-chaired the Publishing Working Group,
>  which created the Audiobook spec. It’s fair to say that EPUB would
> not have happened without Garth’s vision, knowledge, and
> preternatural good nature. We will miss his good humor, his broad
> perspective, and his cheerful voice that will never again say,
> “sounds
>  good to me.”
> Google is organizing some remembrances of Garth, both stories and
> photos. These will be bundled together to make both a printed book
> and an EPUB to present to Garth’s family. Please provide your
> submissions by July 12th. If you have
>  any trouble accessing the Google files, please send your submissions
> to Tzviya.
> Please share your stories at: 
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dUSEa-ygk9NsgRkzMQA0rxL_h7umdgD3Yfkm-nMQxP0/edit?usp=sharing
> Please share photos at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/6LaHJxCtS88gX6PU6
> Tzviya Siegman
> Information Standards Principal
> Wiley
> 201-748-6884
> tsiegman@wiley.com
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Toshiaki Koike (Voyager Japan, Inc.)
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