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EPUBCheck Intermediate 4.1 Release

A maintenance release of EPUBCheck—version 4.1.0— has been published by the DAISY Consortium which includes various improvements and bug fixes that have been contributed and reported over the past two years. EPUBCheck, the conformance validator for the EPUB format, is open source software, maintained by the DAISY Consortium for the W3C. For full details of what is included in this release visit the EPUBCheck release page.

Inclusive Publishing also published details of the EPUBCheck development work as it began and this news piece is still available for our readers.

Epubcheck Development Update and Maintenance Request for Proposal

The Publishing Business Group of the W3C is looking for a developer/technical lead to:

oversee enhancements, developments, maintenance, and future direction of the epubcheck validation tool. Epubcheck is the industry standard tool used to validate epub files by authors, publishers, retailers, and vendors.

Submissions are due by July 16, 2018 with a view work commencing in September 2018

Specific requirements for this role include:

  • Familiarity with existing tool
  • Ability to work on large-scale automation and testing
  • Ability to document code for others’ use
  • Prior experience with EPUB
  • Cost
  • Training experience and resources

Further information about this request for proposal and submission details is available.