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Re: Let's introduce ourselves

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@fromoldbooks.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 14:26:02 -0400
Message-ID: <a1dd9d38aa385df7bb50a8c298fab7199a74b22c.camel@fromoldbooks.org>
To: W3C EPUB 3 Community Group <public-epub3@w3.org>
Hello!

I've mostly been lurking here since i left W3C (after 17 years) in
2018, where i had led a lot of the XML work.  

These days i mostly work for Paligo AB in Sweden, and do XSLT training
and XSLT/XML/XQuery consulting via Delightful Computing.

Why lurk? The state of epub and ebooks is very disappointing to me, and
although a lot of that is down to readers and devices, a lot also is
from missed opportunities, ranging from cross-book linking and domain-
specific searching through to typography & accessibility. A W3C Working
Group isn't usually a good place for leaps in forward design, since you
can't make a standard around experiments, but where else to watch &
sometimes gently prod people behind the scenes?

-- 
Liam Quin, https://www.delightfulcomputing.com/
Available for XML/Document/Information Architecture/XSLT/
XSL/XQuery/Web/Text Processing/A11Y training, work & consulting.
Barefoot Web-slave, antique illustrations:  http://www.fromoldbooks.org
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