From Publishers Weekly and for all those self-publishing authors in our audience…
BISG has announced the publication of a new Policy Statement endorsing EPUB 3 as the accepted and preferred standard for representing, packaging, and encoding structured and semantically enhanced Web content — including XHTML, CSS, SVG, images, and other resources — for distribution in a single-file format. BISG member companies, and other industry stakeholders, can go here to download a copy.
Reviewed and approved by BISG’s 36-member board of directors, BISG Policy Statement POL-1201: Endorsement of EPUB 3 addresses the critical need for the global book publishing industry to rally around a single standard for the creation of digital content in order to impede recent instances of fragmentation beginning to seep into the supply chain.
Read the full article on Publishers Weekly here: New BISG Policy Statement Endorses EPUB 3