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Re: Dropbox has epub viewer

From: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:59:09 +0900
Message-ID: <CALvn5EA=Rbd8jPPkK6O86Ei-==puUoshHU4LFd3b8FapcO3QBQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joshua Pyle <jpyle@atypon.com>
Cc: PubWG <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Josh,

That's great!  Please feel free to go forward.

Regards,
Makoto

2018-06-20 0:55 GMT+09:00 Joshua Pyle <jpyle@atypon.com>:

> Makoto,
>
> Indeed, the link you provided is publicly accessible. It wasn't a terrible
> reading experience (for manga) once I got my window oriented appropriately.
>
> FWIW, I am working on use cases for children's literature, comics (manga),
> and other less-reflowable content for WP. I'd like to include this EPUB in
> that work. Is there any reason I shouldn't (e.g. ownership, subject matter,
> etc)?
>
> Thanks,
> Josh
>
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 10:40 AM MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
> wrote:
>
>> Works for vertically scrollable manga.  Is my example
>> publicly accessible?
>>
>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/4qfyumqfh9fe03n/torinomeReflowSC.epub?dl=0
>>
>> Regards,
>> Makoto
>>
>> 2018-06-20 0:34 GMT+09:00 Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>:
>>
>>> Dropbox is a W3C member. Maybe the chairs should reach out to the AC rep?
>>>
>>> ivan
>>>
>>>
>>> On 19 Jun 2018, at 17:22, Benjamin Young <byoung@bigbluehat.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> It is presented as a "giant scroll", but there are (however
>>> imperceptibly) wrapping lines around each <section> which contains each
>>> resources XHTML contents.
>>>
>>> Each of those <section>'s have `data-type="titlepage"
>>> epub:type="titlepage"` (or whatever epub:type was there), but otherwise the
>>> body of the XHTML is dumped into that section.
>>>
>>> Doing that does get them Ctrl+F "out of the box" across all the contents.
>>>
>>> Regardless of these details, we should certainly get them involved in
>>> this work--if at all possible!
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Benjamin
>>>
>>> --
>>> http://bigbluehat.com/
>>> http://linkedin.com/in/benjaminyoung
>>> ------------------------------
>>> *From:* Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:05:10 AM
>>> *To:* Xu, Zheng | KGB
>>> *Cc:* W3C Publishing Working Group
>>> *Subject:* Re: Dropbox has epub viewer
>>>
>>> Wow.
>>>
>>> There is no paginated view, though. What it seems to do is to put all
>>> the text into a giant scroll. But it is good…
>>>
>>> Thanks for the info
>>>
>>> Ivan
>>>
>>> On 19 Jun 2018, at 16:56, Xu, Zheng | KGB <zheng.xu@rakuten.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I just noticed this today when I opened a dropbox folder of epubs.
>>> Pretty interesting and smooth UX for me.
>>>
>>> https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/05/01/dropbox-
>>> quietly-launches-an-epub-viewer/
>>>
>>> <https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/05/01/dropbox-quietly-launches-an-epub-viewer/>
>>> Dropbox Quietly Launches an Epub Viewer | The Digital Reader
>>> <https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/05/01/dropbox-quietly-launches-an-epub-viewer/>
>>> the-digital-reader.com
>>> Dropbox is a popular way to store your ebooks and other files online,
>>> and now they have made it a little easier to read those ebooks. A reader
>>> has tipped me to the news that Dropbox now has an Epub viewer built into
>>> its website. Simply double click on one of the Epub files you have uploaded
>>> to your ...
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Zheng
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Ivan Herman, W3C
>>> Publishing@W3C Technical Lead
>>> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>>> mobile: +31-641044153
>>> ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2704
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Ivan Herman, W3C
>>> Publishing@W3C Technical Lead
>>> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>>> mobile: +31-641044153
>>> ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2704
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
>>
>> Makoto
>>
>
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Makoto
Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 15:59:33 UTC

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