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Re: Dropbox has epub viewer

From: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00:24 +0900
Message-ID: <CALvn5ECUy8uVPrLvMk3Ux4CSWPKbJJNK=ey5u5J=fY3b50njBg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joshua Pyle <jpyle@atypon.com>
Cc: PubWG <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Oops, I am sorry.  I made a mistake.  I should have used a different
example instead.  Please wait for a while.

Regards,
Makoto

2018-06-20 0:59 GMT+09:00 MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>:

> 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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>>
>
>
> --
>
> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
>
> Makoto
>



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