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This Scriptable Components specifications seek to define a method for the creation and inclusion of dynamic and interactive components in EPUB® Publications, as well as to provide an interoperable publish and subscribe (pubsub) pattern.
The Scriptable Components specifications are being developed under the charter of the EPUB 3 Working Group.
The specifications reached Draft Specification status on July 23, 2015.
The next projected milestone is publication of another Draft Specification in the Fall of 2015.
The profile is expected to reach Recommendation in 2016.
Adoption Readiness Roadmap
An adoption readiness roadmap will be published after the specification reaches Proposed Specification status.
Latest published drafts:
Working drafts for commenting:
Teleconference calls are typically held on Wednesdays at 17UTC during periods of active development, but are not held every week.
Archived meeting minutes are available.
- Seattle, USA - September 5, 2014 - Minutes
- Garth Conboy (Google)
- Will Manis
- Albert, Paolo (PubCoder)
- Baker, Mike (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Chen, Mike (Inkling)
- Conboy, Garth (Google)
- Davis, Greg (Pearson)
- DeMeglio, Marisa (DAISY)
- Duga, Brady (Google)
- Gylling, Markus (IDPF)
- Haas, Matthew (Pearson)
- Kaplansky, Jean (Aptara)
- Keating, Patrick (Bluefire)
- Kleinfeld, Sanders (O'Reilly)
- Lehmann, Darryl (Imagineeringart.com Inc.)
- Levantovsky, Vladimir (Monotype Imaging)
- Severdia, Ron (Metrodigi)
- Weck, Daniel (Readium)
- Wright, Ric (Readium)
- Costa, John
- Garrish, Matt
- Manis, Will
Anyone who belongs to a member organization of the IDPF may join the EPUB Working Group. For information on joining the IDPF, please refer to idpf.org.
Now that work on the profile has started, please first contact the chairs to join working group calls and participate in development.
Please direct general inquiries about the working group, such as how to join, to Markus Gylling (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For general questions about EDUPUB, such as what it is or how to create content that conforms to it, please use the IDPF forums.
The working group's preferred method for reporting bugs in the specifications is the github issue tracker.
IDPF members may also raise issues on the EPUB working group's mailing list. Please use the prefix "[ESC]" at the start of your email subject line.