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Internet Society endorses OpenStand principles

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.
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ISOC supports new W3C Organizational Structure

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.
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Semantic Web Panel Discussion at LinkedData Conference 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?
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    W3C Publishes HTML 5 Draft

    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. Continue reading

    W3C Seeks Community Support for HTML Design Principles

    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. Continue reading