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Re: definition of Web Publication

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:57:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+FkZ9GWbykeVpqdu1r5v9zckScYm-Ypcmt=1V=zbObe5-hYYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugh McGuire <hugh@rebus.foundation>
Cc: Laurent Le Meur <laurent.lemeur@edrlab.org>, Rachel Comerford <rachel.comerford@macmillan.com>, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
On 28 July 2017 at 17:12, Hugh McGuire <hugh@rebus.foundation> wrote:
> I disagree with Ben:
> “The requirement of a publication being available sans-network connection is
> one of the key components of making a Web Publications unique next to Web
> Apps and and Web Sites.”

I agree with your disagreement :)
Offline-ability (via packaging a-la EPUB, or via Service Worker /
smart caching) may indeed be a key aspect, but it is certainly not
unique to "Web Publications". There are many web "apps" and web
"sites" that offer such functionality, today.
/Daniel
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