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Re: naming contest for WP

From: Hadrien Gardeur <hadrien.gardeur@feedbooks.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:46:05 -0400
Message-ID: <CA+KS-113c45Cmc+N13j+792+JoR_Y-0o7A22M5XvsA6nHhCkgg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Siegman, Tzviya - Hoboken" <tsiegman@wiley.com>
Cc: "public-publishingbg@w3.org" <public-publishingbg@w3.org>, "public-publ-wg@w3.org" <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
> wpub and pwpub are very short which is useful. But in contrast to the E in
> EPUB which commonly stands for "Electronic", the meaning of the W is not so
> obvious to the public. I like Hadrien's proposal of WebPub (for WP) and
> perhaps we could add Pkgd-WebPub (for PWP) or even WebPubPackage.

Aside from making the W more obious, I'm mostly concerned about
pronunciation if we select wpub. In France for example, pretty much
everyone would know how to pronounce WebPub, but W on its own is definitely
not obvious and no one will say "wee".
Received on Monday, 26 June 2017 16:47:00 UTC

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