If you haven’t heard, there’s a new set of guidelines in town: the Accessible Publishing Knowledge Base.
It’s not new, new, though, as these are based off the old work I did for DAISY writing the EPUB Accessibility Guidelines. They’ve just been generalized a bit as we look forward to web publications, and they are now the official source of documentation for the Ace accessibility checker.
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I’d heard rumour about the use of XHTML for fixed layouts in InDesign before the announcement of the new Creative Cloud 2014 suite this month, and having text-based pages — instead of them being purely image-based — sounded like a fantastic thing.
Add that Adobe included the ability to export the
epub:type attribute, and it seemed like there was a lot to look forward to as far as making accessible ebooks.
But the all important question lingered… what would the actual output look like, and would it match the hype?
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Okay, so I’ve been working at the problem of how to express complex schema.org types in EPUB over the holidays as part of putting together an integration guide for the LRMI and accessibility properties, so figured I’d share a few discoveries.
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