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Re: Proposal for carrying forward accessibility work in W3C publishing groups

From: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 00:33:50 +0900
Message-ID: <CALvn5EB1P5x4Rjs92Rm7VtfoA-56h2vRstJ-SPV_NgY8BtaY8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-publishingbg@w3.org
I am not talking about how specs are organized in W3C.  I am
just talking about how specs are organized in ISO/IEC.  Note
that EPUB 3.0 of IDPF does not contain Fixed Layout but
ISO/IEC TS 30135 contains it as Part 7.

Regards,
Makoto

2017-04-09 21:07 GMT+09:00 Ori Idan <ori@heliconbooks.com>:

> I was not part of the accessibility group at the time.
> I would like to see accessibility as part of EPUB3 and EPUB3.1
> I think that if it will be a part of the specification it will be more
> powerfull and important for people.
>
>
> --
> Ori Idan CEO Helicon Books
> http://www.heliconbooks.com
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 11:22 AM, MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
> wrote:
>
>> Avneesh,
>>
>> Thank you for your clarification.  I support the idea of creating an
>> ISO/IEC
>> technical specification from EPUB accessibility 1.0.
>>
>> However, I am concerned about creating a technical specification from
>> EPUB 3.1 (except accessibility).  This is because such a technical
>> specification will supersede the current technical specification, which
>> is based on EPUB 3.  Existing EPUB publications in Japan are based on
>> EPUB 3, and they are unlikely to be converted to EPUB 3.1.
>>
>> It would be nice if EPUB accessibility is detached from the rest
>> of EPUB and submitted as a separate technical specification.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Makoto
>>
>> Regards,
>> Makoto
>>
>> 2017-04-08 13:18 GMT+09:00 Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Hi Makoto,
>>>
>>> Thanks for your offer for helping in ISO work.
>>> Indeed it should go in ISO technical specification.
>>> In London face to face Ivan clarified that only W3C rec track
>>> deliverables can go through W3C PAS route.
>>>
>>> So, most probably EPUB 3.1 and EPUB accessibility standard will go in
>>> ISO through the same path as EPUB 3/3.01.
>>>
>>>
>>> With regards
>>> Avneesh
>>>
>>> *From:* MURATA Makoto
>>> *Sent:* Saturday, April 8, 2017 06:20
>>> *To:* public-publishingbg@w3.org
>>> *Subject:* Re: Proposal for carrying forward accessibility work in W3C
>>> publishing groups
>>>
>>> Avneesh and George,
>>>
>>> Your proposal looks sensible to me.  You wrote "To address the
>>> valid concerns of lower significance of deliverables of community
>>> groups, the accessibility specifications should become ISO standard
>>> and should be aggressively promoted by The Publishing Business Group."
>>>
>>> First, do you mean a standard or a technical specifiation?  EPUB 3
>>> is now a collection of technical specifications.
>>>
>>> Second, which ISO committee do you have in mind?  EPUB 3 is
>>> handled by ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/JWG7, which is a joint working
>>> group by SC34, IEC TC100, and ISO TC46.  But WCAG2.0
>>> was submitted by W3C to JTC1 as a PAS submission.
>>>
>>> I am sure that ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/JWG7 will weclome this work,
>>> although has no accessibility experts.  Although I am not an
>>> accessibility expert yet, I can probably help the procedural part.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Makoto
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 2017-04-07 23:04 GMT+09:00 Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>:
>>>
>>>> Dear Publishing Business group members,
>>>>
>>>> In our meeting at London, George and I were given task to propose the
>>>> way forward for accessibility work in W3C publishing groups.
>>>> We have discussed various aspects and prepared a document, the same is
>>>> attached for further discussions and decisions.
>>>>
>>>> The chairs may schedule the discussion in our conference calls if they
>>>> feel appropriate.
>>>>
>>>> With regards
>>>> Avneesh
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
>>>
>>> Makoto
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> 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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