On November 14, Judge Chin dismissed the Authors Guild website in favor of Google stating that Google Books provided “significant public benefits”. This ruling is great news of libraries and researchers. More information is available here.
From the IDPF: As part of the ongoing EPUB 3 Implementation Project the Association for American Publishers (AAP) has made available a white paper that documents several outcomes of the cross-industry initiative, including the top 10 features deemed most critical for immediate implementation by participating publishers and reading system developers, as well as the top … [Read more…]
One of the key differences in EPUB 3 is with how navigation is treated within the file. Gone is the XML based Navigation Control file (NCX) format in favor of a subset of HTML5. This move helps align EPUB with current web standards. There is no tradeoff with functionality and the HTML5 is less work … [Read more…]