Despite months of controversy, the now-completed W3C-IDPF merger means, says Jeff Jaffe, ‘an empowering environment’ for publishing’s development.
Working ‘to avoid the traditional divisions between digital and print,’ BISG’s Brian O’Leary is ready to talk about leading the trade organization forward.
A controversial merger of the EPUB standard organization and the Web-standard W3C appears now to be inevitable, with a report of approval by membership.
Calling for more feedback and input, the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announces that merger considerations with W3C still are ongoing. CCC rolls out a new offering called RightFind CDS.
‘The convergence between books and the Web is really, really important,’ Tim Berners-Lee tells the #IDPFDigiCon audience. All else seems less certain.
With a goal of combining forces by January 2017, W3C and IDPF formalize their plans in an announcement ahead of BookExpo America.