[Lexicog] Fwd: Re: Charter proposals for dictionaries and indexes projects now available for comment
bansp at O2.PL
Mon Dec 5 22:16:53 UTC 2011
I am forwarding an e-mail from a colleague. Possibly, some members of
this list may be interested in looking at, and commenting on, the
proposal of the EPUB group.
I am not sure if they have attempted to contact lexicographers or
consulted the existing dictionary-oriented standards. The modest
reference list suggests they did not.
The colleague comments further:
> They looked at TEI and others when considering whether to include this
> in EPUB 3 but decided that it did more than necessary. EPUB is meant as
> a format for delivery, not an archival format, so they are only trying
> to cover the limited set of use cases described here.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Charter proposals for dictionaries and indexes projects now
available for comment
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 11:50:23 -0500
From: Kevin Hawkins <>
Forwarding this from the mailing list of the IDPF EPUB Working Group.
Note the draft proposal for a working group on facilitating inclusion of
dictionaries in EPUB. I believe feedback should be sent to Markus
Gylling, whose email is given in Google Code.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: epub-working-group at googlegroups.com [mailto:epub-working-
> group at googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Markus Gylling
> Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 5:50 PM
> To: Google Groups EPUB
> Subject: Re: Charter proposals for dictionaries and indexes projects
> now available for comment
> … and the proposals are available at
> On Dec 2, 2011, at 11:29 PM, Markus Gylling wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > following the virtual workshop on dictionaries and indexes that was
> held on 18 October, the ad-hoc groups that were formed have now
> published drafts of charter proposals for two working groups on indexes
> and dictionaries, respectively.
> > As per IDPFs policies and procedures, these are hereby submitted to
> the membership for a 14 day comment period (ending December 16, 2011).
> > Comments received will be reviewed by the AHGs and IDPF board and the
> subsequent step would be for a revised version of the proposal to be
> approved by the IDPF board for submission to members for a consent vote
> to approve working group creation.
> > We welcome your input!
> > On behalf of the AHGs,
> > /markus
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