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Re: George's thoughts: RE: IMPORTANT: Meeting announcement and draft agenda for JWG7 of JTC1/SC34, TC46/SC4 and IEC/TC100 TA10, 2018-05, Lisbon, Portugal

From: Juli Calderazi <jcalderazi@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 21:20:33 -0300
Message-Id: <D93B7064-49A6-40C8-AA8B-5B909134535F@gmail.com>
Cc: MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>, W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org>
To: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
+1 to George's List.
+1 to Option 4 description.

Just came back from vacations.

Trying to catch up in the next days but this list looks OK.

Julian

> On 10 Apr 2018, at 14:30, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear All,
>  
> Based onMakoto’s email below and our lengthy discussion on the call today, I thought I would put down my thoughts:
>  
> Approach
>  
> Move briskly forward to develop EPUB 3.2 as a W3C CG Report, i.e. the Standard we recommend.
> Also update the Accessibility Spec to version 1.1  and submit as a CG report
> Develop a robust test suite for EPUB 3.2 that will also help our rec track PWG
> Develop Rachel’s Best practices (oops probably not called Rachael’s)
> Marcket  the heck out of3.2 as being backward compatible as the current Standard.
> In ISO get assurances that the standards will be freely available and may also be available from W3C
> Ask Makoto to move forward with option 4, see below
>  
>  
> Option 4: International Standards for EPUB 3.0.1 (fast-track) and EPUB A11Y 1.0 (normal process)
> list of 4 items
> • Estimated timeline: The target date is middle 2020. (The fast-track DIS ballot for EPUB 3.0.1 requires 6 months and the comment disposition requires
> a few months. EPUB A11Y requires a CD ballot and a DIS ballot, at least.)
> • Pros: Not-so-late publication
> No language in the EPUB 3.0.1 spec needs to be rewritten (Makoto please confirm)
> • Cons: EPUB A11Y is required to be rewritten in the ISO/IEC style, although it is short.
> • Cons: Might hamper the adoption of 3.2.
>  
> While EPUB 3.0.1 being an ISO standard could in theory hamper 3.2 adoption, because of the backward compatability of 3.2 with 3.01, plus the marketing in support of 3.2, plus the best practices in 3.2, plus the Ace supporting 3.2, , plus the new epubcheck supporting 3.2, I think we are in good shape.
>  
> That’s my thoughts and I am sure there are things missing.
>  
> Best
> George
>  
> From: eb2mmrt@gmail.com <mailto:eb2mmrt@gmail.com> <eb2mmrt@gmail.com <mailto:eb2mmrt@gmail.com>> On Behalf Of MURATA Makoto
> Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 6:09 AM
> To: W3C Publishing Business Group <public-publishingbg@w3.org <mailto:public-publishingbg@w3.org>>
> Subject: Re: IMPORTANT: Meeting announcement and draft agenda for JWG7 of JTC1/SC34, TC46/SC4 and IEC/TC100 TA10, 2018-05, Lisbon, Portugal
>  
> Dear colleagues,
>  
> On May 16, SC34/JWG7 will have a comment 
> resolution meting for the Proposed Draft Techical 
> Specifications Ballot of EPUB 3.0.1 (PDTS 30135 -1 
> to 6).  We have to choose either Option 4 or 5 before 
> this meeting.  We can take more time for Options 1, 2, 
> and 3.
>  
> Regards,
> Makoto
>  
> 2018-03-27 18:58 GMT+09:00 MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp <mailto:eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>>:
>> Dear colleagues,
>>  
>> This meeting is mainly for the comment disposition of ISO/IEC PDTS
>> 30135-1/66 (EPUB 3.0.1) and that of ISO/IEC PDTS 22424-1/2 (EPUB3
>> preservation).
>>  
>> The meeting announcement and draft agenda are available at:
>>  
>>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-archive/2018Mar/0384.html <https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-archive/2018Mar/0384.html>
>>  
>> Referenced documents are also available at:
>>  
>>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-archive/2018Mar/ <https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-archive/2018Mar/>
>>  
>> These documents are not available to the public.  I believe
>> that TPI members have access to these documents.
>>  
>> I am sure that this meeting will care the input from W3C
>> very seriously.  After the last meeting, I created a list
>> of possible options for the standardization of EPUB
>> 3.0.1/3.2.  Is it possible to reach consensus on the
>> choice of several options, available at:
>>  
>> https://github.com/w3c/publ-a11y/wiki/Five-options-for-creating-ISO-IEC-specifications <https://github.com/w3c/publ-a11y/wiki/Five-options-for-creating-ISO-IEC-specifications>
>>  
>> ?
>>  
>>  
>> Regards,
>> MURATA Makoto (liaison from ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 to W3C)
>>  
> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Praying for the victims of the Japan Tohoku earthquake
> 
> Makoto


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