Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us


Leading printing executives into the future

Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     Hunkeler Innovationdays     Industrial Print Analysis     European Coverage     Production Inkjet Analysis

New Version of Widely Adopted eBook Specification Released

Thursday, April 03, 2003

Press release from the issuing company

NEW YORK, April 2 -- The Open eBook Forum (www.openebook.org) has received industry support of a new version of its widely adopted eBook specification from publishers, software manufacturers and public interest groups. The specification is a version (1.2) of the Open eBook Publication Structure (OeBPS) and adds substantial enhancements to meet expressed industry needs. OEBPS is an XML-based format for the content, structure, and presentation of electronic books. It enables publishers to create a single electronic representation of a publication that can be easily transformed into other formats and presented on many devices. The specification and sample OeBPS 1.2 publications are available for free public download at: http://www.openebook.org/oebps/oebps1.2/index.htm The OEBPS specification was developed by the Publication Structure Working Group (PSWG), part of the Open eBook Forum, a trade and standard group for the eBook industry. Work on OEBPS 1.2 was carried out by representatives from Adobe Systems Inc., Data Conversion Laboratory, FX PAL, Gemstar-TVGuide, GlobalMentor, the Library of Congress, McGraw-Hill, Microsoft, Nokia, Overdrive, and Random House, among other companies and organizations.

 

 

SHARE

Email Icon Email

Print Icon Print

Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2017 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved