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Re: [External Coordination] Time to promote epubcheck fundraising to our contacts!

From: Bill Kasdorf <kasdorf.bill@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:10:42 -0400
Message-ID: <CALhciFhMxxjD8Xt-=ayccF=09uEO7JPLYWQbY5zRC97WY9=cEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tzviya Siegman <tsiegman@wiley.com>
Cc: 塩濵大平 <shiohama@mediado.jp>, Graham Bell <graham@editeur.org>, Luc Audrain <laudrain@hachette-livre.fr>, Noah Genner <ngenner@booknetcanada.ca>, 吉井順一 <j-yoshii@kodansha.co.jp>, Cristina Mussinelli <c.mussinelli@360publishing.it>, Juli Calderazi <jcalderazi@gmail.com>, Bill McCoy <whmccoy@gmail.com>, Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>, Jens Klingelhöfer <jens.klingelhoefer@bookwire.de>, "Liisa'" <lmccloy-kelley@penguinrandomhouse.com>, Rick Johnson <rick.johnson@ingramcontent.com>, "PBG Steering Committee (Public)" <public-publishing-sc@w3.org>
Thanks for responding to Daihei's questions before I even asked you to,
Tzviya! 😊
--Bill

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 9:29 AM Siegman, Tzviya <tsiegman@wiley.com> wrote:

> Hi Daihei,
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> I have copied the publishing steering committee list so that this is an
> archived email.
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> My answers are inline below. Thank you for your help.
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> Thanks,
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> Tzviya
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> *Tzviya Siegman*
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> Information Standards Lead
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> Wiley
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> 201-748-6884
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> tsiegman@wiley.com
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> *From:* Daihei Shiohama [mailto:shiohama@mediado.jp]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 18, 2018 1:50 AM
> *To:* Bill Kasdorf <kasdorf.bill@gmail.com>
> *Cc:* Graham Bell <graham@editeur.org>; Luc Audrain <
> laudrain@hachette-livre.fr>; Noah Genner <ngenner@booknetcanada.ca>; 吉井順一
> <j-yoshii@kodansha.co.jp>; Cristina Mussinelli <
> c.mussinelli@360publishing.it>; Juli Calderazi <jcalderazi@gmail.com>;
> Bill McCoy <whmccoy@gmail.com>; Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>; Jens
> Klingelhöfer <jens.klingelhoefer@bookwire.de>; Siegman, Tzviya <
> tsiegman@wiley.com>; Liisa' <lmccloy-kelley@penguinrandomhouse.com>; Rick
> Johnson <rick.johnson@ingramcontent.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [External Coordination] Time to promote epubcheck
> fundraising to our contacts!
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> Hi Bill,
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> In Japan @Keio Manga to Magazines Work Shop.
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> Together with Yoshii-san, we will reach out to all the Japanese
> organizations as well as TDPF in Taiwan.
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> Questions:
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> 1. I  the fundraising page, the following fund investment criteria listed.
> What such different sponsor titles (such as “Leadership,” “Sustaining,”,
> etc. ) could make difference to the sponsors? Just the title credited on
> the webpage or anything else?
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> "We have selected DAISY’s proposal from a competitive selection process
> to update epubcheck. We anticipate a total sum of up to US$150,000 for the
> code work and maintenance that will be needed for this overhaul. Sponsors
> can join the effort for a contribution of $1,000 or more, with tiered
> support as follows:
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> ·       Leadership Sponsors: US$20,000 or more
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> ·       Sustaining Sponsors: US$15,000-19,999
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> ·       Supporting Sponsors: US$10,000-14,999
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> ·       Friend: US$5,000-9,999
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> ·       Helper: US$1,000-$4,999
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> ·       Or, whatever amount is good for you!”
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> TS: These are just titles. The steering committee reviewed and approved
> the text several times.
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> 2. Any time-line requirement?
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> TS: We are releasing money to the developer team over several years, but
> the first 2 payments are due before the end of 2019. It would be ideal if
> we could raise at least 1/3 of the money before the end of 2018, and the
> remainder throughout 2019. About 1/3 of the money will be paid to the
> development team in early 2020, so it is acceptable but not ideal to
> collect some funds in 2020,
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> 3. Transaction method details? (Wire-tansfer, check, etc.)
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> TS: This is detailed on the contributions form (
> https://inclusivepublishing.org/epubcheckdonate/). There are several
> options, including wire transfer, credit card, and invoicing.
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> With such details, we will approach to the organizations.
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> Best,
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> Daihei
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> 2018/09/18 2:35、Bill Kasdorf <kasdorf.bill@gmail.com>のメール:
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> Hi, folks--
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> The website for soliciting support for epubcheck is now live. Here's the
> link:
> https://www.w3.org/publishing/epubcheck_fundraising
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> With the launch of the fundraising campaign, it's time for us to promote
> it to our contacts in the External Coordination Task Force as documented in
> our spreadsheet. PLUS, if you know of an organization that is not yet in
> our spreadsheet, but which you think might be a source of support, please
> add it to the spreadsheet and send the appeal to them as well.
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> This is such an important initiative that we will actually be taking two
> approaches. I will be drafting an email to be sent out from the Chairs of
> the Publishing Business Group to everybody on our list. That will be an
> "official" appeal to them to help publicize this with to their membership.
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> Where the External Coordination Task Force comes it is to do _personal_
> appeals. The spreadsheet documents which of us have personal contacts and
> relationships with the listed organizations. So if you are one of the
> people who is designated as the contact person for one or more of the
> organizations, please send them a personal email, in your own words (and
> ideally reflecting your knowledge of the given organization) to stress how
> important an updated epubcheck is to their members, and to suggest how they
> might socialize the fundraising appeal among their members and encourage
> their members to contribute.
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> Just send the above link in your email. As you'll see, that not only makes
> the formal case for support but provides a link to a contribution form to
> facilitate the process of making the contribution.
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> Please copy me on those emails so I can accumulate a record of them.
> Thanks!
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> --Bill
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> --
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> *Bill Kasdorf*
> *Principal, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC*
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> *Founding Partner, Publishing Technology Partners
> <https://pubtechpartners.com/>*
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> kasdorf.bill@gmail.com
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> +1 734-904-6252
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-- 
*Bill Kasdorf*
*Principal, Kasdorf & Associates, LLC*

*Founding Partner, Publishing Technology Partners
<https://pubtechpartners.com/>*
kasdorf.bill@gmail.com
+1 734-904-6252

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