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August 29, 2012

Internet Society endorses OpenStand principles

Filed under: standards - 29 Aug 2012

29 August 2012 — Five leading global organizations — IEEE, Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) — today announced that they have signed a statement affirming the importance of a jointly developed set of principles establishing a modern paradigm for global, open standards. The shared “OpenStand” principles —based on the effective and efficient standardization processes that have made the Internet and Web the premiere platforms for innovation and borderless commerce—are proven in their ability to foster competition and cooperation, support innovation and interoperability and drive market success.

December 10, 2009

ISOC supports new W3C Organizational Structure

Filed under: isoc,W3C - 10 Dec 2009

W3CAt this month’s meeting, the ISOC Board of Trustees passed a resolution in support of the W3C‘s efforts to provide a more agile, inclusive, and flexible organizational structure in support of the Web community. The resolution approved an agreement for ISOC to provide the W3C staff expertise in complementary areas, as well as funding.

June 21, 2008

Semantic Web Panel Discussion at LinkedData Conference 2008

Filed under: development,W3C - 21 Jun 2008

Semantic Web Panel Discussion at LinkedData Conference 2008 Dawa Riley has posted up her notes of the panel on the Semantic Web at the LinkedData Conference 2008, held last week in NYC.

Topics covered during the panel included:
How can we monetize the semantic web?
Is the semantic web relevant and ready for what we’re doing today?
The importance of interoperability and standards.
Barriers to adoption of semantic technologies and how can we encourage adoption of it
Practical insights into the semantic web.
What technologies and products are available today?

April 30, 2008

Tim Berners-Lee press conference at WWW2008 (audio)

Filed under: development,standards,webcast - 30 Apr 2008

Thanks to Graham Webster of CNET’s Sinobyte, we have audio of Tim Berners-Lee’s press conference at the WWW2008 conference in Beijing last week.

January 24, 2008

W3C Publishes HTML 5 Draft

Filed under: development,standards - 24 Jan 2008

W3COn Jan 22, 2008 W3C published an early draft of HTML 5, a major revision of the markup language for the Web.

One notable  improvement is the adoption of the widely-used but non-standard <embed> element.

December 5, 2007

W3C Seeks Community Support for HTML Design Principles

Filed under: development - 05 Dec 2007

The HTML Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of HTML Design Principles. This document describes the set of guiding principles used by the HTML Working Group for the development of HTML5, expected to define the fifth major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web. is using WP-Gravatar