EPUB 3 Specification Public Draft Released
(Press Release) February 15, 2011 NEW YORK CITY—The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) today announced the publication of the first Public Draft of EPUB® 3, available at http://idpf.org/epub/30. EPUB 3 is the next major revision of the EPUB standard interchange and delivery format for digital books and publications. EPUB is the XML and Web Standards based format that has become a key global standard in the rapidly developing digital publishing industry, enabling content to be portable across devices and Reading Systems. EPUB 3, based on HTML5, delivers support for key emerging requirements for digital publications including video, audio, scripting & interactivity, vertical writing and other global language capabilities, improved accessibility, MathML, and styling & layout enhancements.