[LINK] What is an appropriate eBook format for public distribution?

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Wed Nov 21 08:54:07 AEDT 2012

On 20/11/12 11:55, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:

> David Boxall wrote:
>> The World Bank issued a report ... pdf and eBook ... Flash ...
> Even Apple uses EPUB (zipped package of HTML files). ...

Yes, last week I attended a vocational education forum with government
people. The format suggested for accessibility was HTML and ebook 
formats based on HTML, particularly SCORM (for education) and EPUB (for
everything else).

Video is a bit tricky at present as the HTML5 video standard is yet to
be widely implemented and getting closed captions to work is somewhat


* Web accessibility for online education :

* Accessible Ebooks for Education :

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