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Re: definition of Web Publication

From: Christopher R. Maden <crism@maden.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:41:24 -0500
To: public-publ-wg@w3.org
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On 07/24/2017 12:17 PM, Johnson, Rick wrote:
> In response to the word “MAY” in the definition of WP, I’m trying to
> understand the use cases for a W3C specification for any WP that does
> not present using OWP.

I can put together a publication about which no one cares, so it never 
gets presented.  If we said MUST be rendered, then my publication isn't 
conforming — until an OWP system visits it.

We might instead say MUST be presentable using OWP tech, but I’m OK with 
the current language.


Christopher R. Maden
Visiting Research Programmer for Scholarly Communication and Publishing
Illinois Open Publishing Network / Publishing Without Walls
University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
<URL: http://www.library.illinois.edu/scp/ >
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