Next major EPUB revision under discussion on Mobileread

Nate the Great posts over on the Mobileread forum that the EPUB Maintenance Working Group is in the process of minor revisions of EPUB from v2.0 to v2.0.1, while identifying problems to tackle in the next major revision.

Two weeks have been set aside for public comment, of which three days have passed so far. Nate has started a Mobileread forum topic for each of 13 different types of problems faced by the EPUB format, and hopes that Mobileread forumgoers might have some helpful ideas to discuss.

The topics include:

2 Comments on Next major EPUB revision under discussion on Mobileread

  1. Nothing there about one standard, open DRM tech, I see. So once again epub fails as the One True Ebook Format (except for non-DRM epub, which of course, the big publishers will never support).

  2. Bob Martinengo // April 12, 2010 at 8:35 am //

    Gosh, when they get through adding all that stuff they will have PDF.

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