The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or W3).

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  • Beijing Association for Science and Technology hosted a meetup event to talk about merging of Web and the museums on January 7, 2018 in Beijing. About 30 representatives from top Chinese museums, public agencies, research institutes and other interested organizations attended. See detailed attendee list at the end of this blog. W3C China Host staff […]

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  • (Disclaimer: many of the thoughts and opinions in this blog are of my own, and not necessarily shared by the W3C as a whole. Putting it another way: I wrote this blog with my W3C team’s hat down…) Document Web or Web Operating System? Let’s look at the definition of the Web on, say, Wikipedia. […]

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  • The Publishing Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of three first public working drafts: Web Publications: https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-wpub-20180104 Packaged Web Publications: https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-pwpub-20180104 Web Annotation Extensions for Web Publications: https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-wpub-ann-20180104 These are the first publications of the Publishing Working Group...

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  • The Web has had a huge impact on how we exchange and access information. The Web of data is growing rapidly, and interoperability depends upon the availability of open standards, whether intended for interchange within small communities, or for use on a global scale. W3C is pleased to release a W3C study on practices and […]

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  • “In just 20 years the Web has grown to encompass the world. Now very little of what we see or do is outside its bounds. The Web travels with us everywhere; it’s at the end of our hands. The Web has organized human thought and it has revealed our best and worst. So we need […]

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  • Today W3C releases HTML 5.2. This is the second revision of HTML5, following last year’s HTML 5.1 Recommendation. In 2014 we expressed a goal to produce a revision roughly every year; HTML 5.2 is a continuation of that commitment. This Recommendation like its predecessor provides an updated stable guide to what is HTML. In the […]

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  • I am excited to announce that today the WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices 1.1 has become a Working Group Note at the same time that the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 became a W3C Recommendation. The Authoring Practices Guide, or APG, has been the focus of a dedicated group of people in the APG Task Force […]

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  • The WAI-Tools Project, co-funded by the European Commission, was launched on 1 November 2017. The primary objective of the project is to support the W3C work on Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT), to provide a common interpretation of WCAG 2 in evaluation tools and methodologies. The project will develop automated, semi-automated, and manual test rules that […]

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  • Earlier today, the WHATWG announced a new organization structure. W3C is flattered that WHATWG has adopted many shared features that are extremely positive for the web community. Among the features of the revised organization (some of which have happened prior to this announcement) that I think are excellent are: A Royalty-Free patent policy aligned with […]

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  • I am happy to announce that we are partnering with Catchpoint who are helping us set up our first “Ask Me Anything” session, in partnership with O’Reilly. The first W3C AMA session takes place on Zoom.us this Thursday, December 14, at 1800Z, and the topic is WebAssembly. WebAssembly is poised to help change the landscape […]

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  • W3C has partnered with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to define an Augmented Reality (AR) Pilot Project — to enable the seamless integration of real world, geospatial, and web data — as part of the OGC Innovation Program. In this program, we expect to validate existing W3C Standards and to lay foundations for future standards […]

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  • The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) published a four-minute video introducing web accessibility, standards, and benefits: Watch “Web Accessibility” (4:07) This video was published on December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is part of an accessibility project the Internet Society (ISOC) is working on to realize their vision: “The Internet is […]

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  • Advertising is an essential and critical part of the Web ecosystem, and plays an instrumental role in helping realize our vision of One Web for Everyone Everywhere. Advertising revenues help support a huge proportion of the content and services available to people on the Web, by covering cover day-to-day operational costs while allowing usage and […]

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  • On November 6 and 7, the Publishing Working Group held a face-to-face meeting in Burlingame, California. The meeting was part of W3C’s massive TPAC conference, where immersion in spec work was the goal. Having TPAC at an airport hotel meant there were no distractions, which was perfect. We had participants from five continents, ranging in […]

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  • TPAC 2017, which we held last week next to the San Francisco airport, was a very successful event, where more than 600 participants registered, over 250 were drawn by our Developer Meetup, 150 members from the global publishing community participated at the first W3C Publishing Summit, while our first W3C Executive Forum attracted over 50 senior […]

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  • Our mission is to lead the Web to its full potential. For decades W3C, with our members, have had a leadership role in driving strategic conversations about emerging technologies and their impact on business. On November 8 2017, in the heart of Silicon Valley,  W3C will host the inaugural W3C Executive Forum with industry leaders, thought […]

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  • We are just a week away from W3C annual Technical Plenary week in the outskirts of San Francisco, where this year again, we are organizing a developer meetup! The event is free, open to anyone who registers for it. We are biased, but we think we have a pretty exciting program lined up: We will […]

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  • The World Wide Web Consortium together with the Open Data Institute are conducting a study of practices and tooling for Web data standardisation, with financial support from Innovate UK’s Emerging and Enabling Technologies programme. We want to get a better understanding of what kinds of standards people are interested in, and to make it easier […]

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Money20/20 Recap

  • I’m fresh from Money20/20 (my second time, along with Alan Bird), which was very productive in two ways. The first was in raising awareness about the maturing Payment Request standard for streamlined Web payments. I moderated a session where Zach Koch from Google, Michel Weksler from Airbnb, and James Anderson from Mastercard demonstrated the user […]

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  • I am pleased to announce that W3C has joined in collaboration with Mozilla, Google, and Samsung to support MDN Web Docs. MDN documents cross-browser Web standards to allow Web developers to learn and to share information about building the open Web. MDN is a web development documentation portal created by Mozilla with the mission to provide unbiased,  browser-agnostic documentation of HTML, […]

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  • Thirty years ago the Web changed how you do business. We’re at another inflection point today with new emerging technologies on the Web, and new Web application areas that are already revolutionizing many business models.  Among these are the names you would recognize in Digital Publishing, FinTech, Automotive, Telco, Smart Manufacturing and Entertainment. As the […]

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  • Bill Kasdorf of Apex Covantage has long been a major contributor to the establishment of publishing industry standards and best practices. His work also uniquely bridges the disparate fields of publishing from EDU to ebooks to scholarly to magazines and news. Bill has just written an important blog post providing his personal perspective about the activities of […]

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  • We are hearing a great deal of anger, concerns and disagreement –in the Press, in e-mail we’ve received, and in response on Social Media. We have been reading and hearing assertions that we made a mistake when we published Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) as a W3C Recommendation. A lot has been written about EME in […]

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  • For the past several years we have engaged in one of the most divisive debates in the history of the W3C Community. This is the debate about whether W3C should release the Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) Recommendation without requiring that vendors provide a covenant that protects security and interoperability researchers. This debate is an offshoot […]

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  • There is widespread agreement on the huge potential for exploiting connected sensors and actuators, but such devices vary considerably in their capabilities and communication technologies. This makes it challenging to create services involving devices from different vendors and using different standards. The Web of Things seeks to reduce the costs and risks for developing such […]

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  • Please join me on Monday, 23 October at Money20/20, where my colleagues from Google, Mastercard, and Airbnb will demonstrate how to streamline online checkout using new Web standards from W3C. In our session, Zach Koch (Google) will highlight new browser features to accelerate checkout. James Anderson (Mastercard) will show how native mobile applications could integrate […]

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  • The program for the inaugural W3C Publishing Summit (taking place November 9-10, 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area) has just been announced. The program will feature keynotes from Internet pioneer and futurist Tim O’Reilly and Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis. along with dozens of other speakers and panelists who will showcase and discuss how web technologies […]

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  • We’d like to announce the formation of a WebAssembly Working Group. For over two years the WebAssembly W3C Community Group has served as a forum for browser vendors and others to come together to develop an elegant and efficient compilation target for the Web. A first version is available in 4 browser engines and is on […]

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