Paged Media Open Source initiative

Article by Raewyn Whyte

PagedMedia.org is launching a new community-led development at MIT Press (Cambridge, MA) on January 9, 2018. The project will develop a suite of Javascripts to paginate HTML/CSS in the browser, and to apply PagedMedia controls to paginated content for the purposes of exporting print-ready, or display-friendly, PDF from the browser.  This will be an Open Source initiative, appropriately licensed with the MIT license.

The January meeting will be the first meeting of the project and attending will be:

Adam Hyde (Coko/PagedMedia.org/Shuttleworth Fellow)
Dave Cramer (Hachette/PagedMedia.org/W3C Publishing Work Group)
Nellie McKesson (Hederis/W3C PWG)
Terry Ehling (MIT Press)
Erich van Rijn (University of California Press)
Kathi Flectcher (OpenStax/Shuttleworth Fellow)
Hugh McGuire (PressBooks/W3C PWG)
Arthur Attwell (Fire and Lion/Shuttleworth Fellow)
Tzviya Siegman (Wiley/W3C PWG)
Travis Rich (pubpub)
Fred Chasen (PagedMedia.org/Future Press/W3C PWG)
Julie Blanc (PagedMedia.org)
Phil Schatz (OpenStax)
Julien Taquet (Coko/PagedMedia.org)
Ned Zimmerman (PressBooks)
Carly Strasser (Coko)
Wendell Piez

For further information please contact: adam@coko.foundation

PagedMedia.org is funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation.

Raewyn Whyte
Raewyn Whyte is a remote copy editor with extensive experience as a technical writer, online editor/proofreader, indexer, website designer and dance critic, based in New Zealand. She is also the editor for this website.


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