The  World  Wide  Web
Consortium (W3C)

Leading the Web to Its Full Potential...

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologs (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding. On this page, you'll find W3C news, links to W3C technologies and ways to get involved. New visitors can find help in Finding Your Way at W3C. We encourage organizations to learn more about W3C and about W3C Membership.


XML is Ten!

2008-02-12: Ten years ago, on 10 February 1998, W3C published Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation. W3C is marking the ten-year anniversary of XML by celebrating "XML10" and extending thanks to the dedicated communities -- including people who have participated in W3C's XML groups and mailing lists, the SGML community, and xml-dev -- whose efforts have created a successful family of technologies based on the solid XML 1.0 foundation. The success of XML is a strong indicator of how dedicated individuals, working within the W3C Process, can engage with a larger community to produce industry-changing results. "Today we celebrate the success of open standards in preserving Web data from proprietary ownership," said Jon Bosak, who led the W3C Working Group that produced XML 1.0. Read the press release and testimonials. Send W3C a greeting and learn more about XML at W3C. (Permalink)

Note: Best Practices for XML Internationalization

2008-02-13: The Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) Working Group has published a Group Note of Best Practices for XML Internationalization. This document provides a set of guidelines for developing XML documents and schemas that are internationalized properly. Following the best practices describes here allow both the developer of XML applications, as well as the author of XML content to create material in different languages. Learn more about the Internationalization Activity. (Permalink)

W3C mobileOK Checker "Beta" Released for Mobile World Congress

Screenshot     of     mobile    checker    beta2008-02-08: W3C invites Web content authors to run the beta release of the W3C mobileOK checker and make their content work on a broad range of mobile devices. This new version provides more accurate results and a more reliable experience. Visitors of the Mobile World Congress (in Barcelona, starting Monday, 11 February) are welcome to stop by the W3C Mobile Web Initiative booth (in Hall 7) to learn more about this tool for making Web sites mobile-friendly. (Permalink)

Call for Review: Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fifth Edition) Proposed Edited Recommendation

2008-02-06: The XML Core Working Group has published the Proposed Edited Recommendation of Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Fifth Edition). This revision of XML 1.0 incorporates all known errata for XML 1.0 Fourth Edition; see the diff-marked specification for changes. This version of the XML 1.0 specification contains one major change, to the definition of names, bringing one major benefit of XML 1.1 into XML 1.0; please read the background for this change as part of any review. Comments are welcome through 16 May. Learn more about the Extensible Markup Language (XML) Activity. (Permalink)

WAI-ARIA for Accessible Rich Web Applications: First Public Working Drafts

2008-02-04: The Protocols and Formats Working Group published First Public Working Drafts of:

WAI-ARIA defines a way to make Web content and Web applications more accessible to people with disabilities. It especially helps with dynamic content and advanced user interface controls developed with Ajax, HTML, JavaScript, and related technologies. An updated WAI-ARIA Roadmap was also published.

Additionally, the Education and Outreach Working Group published a new WAI-ARIA FAQ and updated WAI-ARIA Overview. Read the Call for Review: New WAI-ARIA Documents announcement and about the Web Accessibility Initiative. (Permalink)

W3C Talks in February

2008-02-01: Browse W3C presentations and events also available as an RSS channel. (Permalink)

Toward More Transparent Government: Workshop Report on eGovernment and the Web

Workshop     at    the    US    National    Academy    of    Sciences2008-01-31: W3C has published a Workshop Report: eGovernment and the Web Workshop: "Toward More Transparent Government". Participants discussed ways to facilitate the deployment of Web standards across government sites and how to shape the ongoing research agenda in the development of Web technology and public policy in order to realize the potential of the Web for access to and use of government information. Held 18-19 June (press release), in Washington D.C., USA, the Workshop was jointly organized by W3C and WSRI. Learn more about eGovernment at W3C. (Permalink)

Call for Review: Canonical XML 1.1 Proposed Recommendation

2008-01-29: The XML Core Working Group has published the Proposed Recommendation of Canonical XML 1.1. The specification establishes a method for determining whether two documents are identical, or whether an application has not changed a document, except for transformations permitted by XML 1.0 and Namespaces in XML. Canonical XML 1.1 is a revision to Canonical XML 1.0 designed to address issues related to inheritance of attributes in the XML namespace when canonicalizing document subsets, including the requirement not to inherit xml:id, and to treat xml:base URI path processing properly. Comments are welcome through 07 March. Learn more about W3C's XML Activity. (Permalink)

Best Practice Recipes for Publishing RDF Vocabularies

2008-01-29: The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has published the Working Draft of Best Practice Recipes for Publishing RDF Vocabularies. This document describes best practice recipes for publishing vocabularies or ontologies on the Web (in RDF Schema or OWL). Each recipe introduces general principles and an example configuration for use with an Apache HTTP server (which may be adapted to other environments). The recipes are all designed to be consistent with the architecture of the Web as currently specified. Learn more about the Semantic Web Activity. (Permalink)

SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference (First Public Working Draft)

2008-01-25: The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of SKOS Simple Knowledge Organization System Reference. This document defines the Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS), a common data model for sharing and linking knowledge organization systems via the Semantic Web. SKOS provides a standard, low-cost means to describe the semantic relationships between existing knowledge systems and to port those systems to the Semantic Web. SKOS also provides a lightweight, intuitive language for developing and sharing new knowledge organization systems. Learn more about the Semantic Web Activity. (Permalink)

W3C Publishes HTML 5 Draft, Future of Web Content

2008-01-22: W3C today published an early draft of HTML 5, a major revision of the markup language for the Web. The HTML Working Group is creating HTML 5 to be the open, royalty-free specification for rich Web content and Web applications. "HTML is of course a very important standard," said Tim Berners-Lee, author of the first version of HTML and W3C Director. "I am glad to see that the community of developers, including browser vendors, is working together to create the best possible path for the Web." New features include APIs for drawing two-dimensional graphics and ways to embed and control audio and video content. HTML 5 helps to improve interoperability and reduce software costs by giving precise rules not only about how to handle all correct HTML documents but also how to recover from errors. Discover other new features, read the press release, and learn more about the future of HTML. (Permalink)

Relationship Between Mobile Web and Web Content Accessibility (First Public Working Draft)

2008-01-22: The Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group and the WAI Education and Outreach Working Group have published the First Public Working Draft of Relationship Between Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. See the announcement email.

The groups encourage people to start by reading Web Content Accessibility and Mobile Web: Making a Web Site Accessible Both for People with Disabilities and for Mobile Devices, which shows how design goals for accessibility and mobile access overlap. A third document, Experiences Shared by People with Disabilities and by People Using Mobile Devices, provides examples of barriers that people (without disabilities) face when interacting with Web content via mobile devices, and similar barriers for people with disabilities using desktop computers. Learn more about the Mobile Web Initiative and the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). (Permalink)

W3C Advisory Committee Elects TAG Participants

2008-01-22: The W3C Advisory Committee has elected Ashok Malhotra (Oracle), T.V. Raman (Google), and Henry Thompson (University of Edinburgh) to the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG). Continuing TAG participants are Noah Mendelsohn (IBM), David Orchard (BEA), Jonathan Rees (Science Commons), Norm Walsh (Sun), and Stuart Williams (HP), who co-Chairs the TAG with Tim Berners-Lee. The mission of the TAG is to build consensus around principles of Web architecture and to interpret and clarify these principles when necessary, to resolve issues involving general Web architecture brought to the TAG, and to help coordinate cross-technology architecture developments inside and outside W3C. (Permalink)

SPARQL Standard Opens Data on the Web

2008-01-15: Today, the World Wide Web Consortium made it easier to share and reuse data across application, enterprise, and community boundaries with the publication of three new Semantic Web standards for SPARQL (pronounced "sparkle"). SPARQL is the query language for the Semantic Web (see Semantic Web use cases). SPARQL queries hide the details of data management, which lowers costs and increases robustness of data integration on the Web. "Trying to use the Semantic Web without SPARQL is like trying to use a relational database without SQL," explained Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director. There are already 14 implementations of the standard, which is comprised of three W3C Recommendations: SPARQL Query Language for RDF, SPARQL Protocol for RDF, and SPARQL Query Results XML Format. Read the press release, testimonials and learn more about the Semantic Web Activity. (Permalink)

W3C Invites Implementations of SMIL 3.0 (Candidate Recommendation)

2008-01-15: The SYMM Working Group has published the Candidate Recommendation of Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL 3.0), an XML-based language that allows authors to create interactive multimedia presentations. Using SMIL 3.0, an author can describe the temporal behavior of a multimedia presentation, associate hyperlinks with media objects and describe the layout of the presentation on a screen. The Working Group is building a test suite help ensure interoperable implementation. Learn more about W3C work on Synchronized Multimedia (Permalink)

Past News

W3C would like to thank the Supporters who have contributed financially or through a donation of goods to W3C.

Read about the layout and send comments about this page. Syndicate this page with RSS 1.0, an RDF vocabulary used for site summaries.

Webmaster · Last modified: |
Valid  XHTML  1.0! | Valid      CSS! | Level Double-A conformance
icon,  W3C-WAI  Web  Content  Accessibility  Guidelines  1.0 |
Looking to do some online shopping.Click above for high-res gallery of 2009 suzuki.The Site for all new 2009 chevy dealers.Groups Books Scholar google finance.Blue sky above, racetrack beneath. The convertible bmw.We search the world over for health products.Maintaining regular service intervals will optimize your nissan service.Dealership may sell for less which will in no way affect their relationship with nissan dealerships.Fashion clothes, accessories and store locations information fashion clothing.Choose from a wide array of cars, trucks, crossovers and chevy suvs.Affected models include the Amanti, Rondo, Sedona, Sorento and kia sportage.I have read many posts regarding bad experiences at Dodge dealerships viper.What Car? car review for Honda Jazz hatchback.And if you're a pregnant mom.Reporting on all the latest cool gadget.Chrysler Dodge Jeep sprinter dealership.Read about the 10 best cheap jeeps.The Mazda MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) is a minivan manufactured by Mazda mpv.Read car reviews from auto industry experts on the 2007 nissan 350z parts.Choose from a wide array of cars, trucks, crossovers and chevy suv.Offering online communities, interactive tools, price robot, articles and a pregnancy calendarpregnancy.The state-of-the-art multi-featured suzuki gsxr.News results for used cars.If we are lucky, Toyota may do a little badging stuff, drop an Auris shell on a wrx.Toyota Career Opportunities. Join a company that feels more like a family. Take a look at the toyota jobs.The website of Kia Canada - Le site web officiel de kia dealerscamping naked

camping naked

each other crossdress crossdressers crossdressing

crossdress crossdressers crossdressing

its a priorism jaimee foxworth sex tapes

jaimee foxworth sex tapes

possessed of supernormal young squirting

young squirting

that varies randomly guardia maribel nude

guardia maribel nude

wide sail material pussy manifesto

pussy manifesto

the term to nudist naturist videos

nudist naturist videos

through incentives amber frey nude photos

amber frey nude photos

instances impossible tia carrere boobs

tia carrere boobs

such as lenses mother ans son sex

mother ans son sex

Teenage angst has milena govich naked pictures

milena govich naked pictures

Epistemology Naturalized crossdress transgender video rentals

crossdress transgender video rentals

on this visit girls nude video femjoy

girls nude video femjoy

was impossible bbw sex porn

bbw sex porn

Musical composition horney naked women

horney naked women

President Bill Clinton bizarre fuck

bizarre fuck

My wife's mother angela devi xxx

angela devi xxx

as a primary nude black weman

nude black weman

with most other pragmatists pony sex movies

pony sex movies

occasion before sarah mclachlan nude

sarah mclachlan nude

The stuff sian lloyd topless

sian lloyd topless

of the good to state that something teen tiny porn free

teen tiny porn free

My later knowledge swing clubs in tucson

swing clubs in tucson

own page kate richie naked

kate richie naked

professor introduces asain teen nonnude models

asain teen nonnude models

music with which convert mpg to gif

convert mpg to gif

character of the facts nude pakistani actresses models

nude pakistani actresses models

directly that mature people fucking

mature people fucking

on the buffering issues maria ozawa anal slave

maria ozawa anal slave

of grotesque sound nude child galleries

nude child galleries

of us up to this lady barbara nylons

lady barbara nylons

Peirce denied tha nude cody linley

nude cody linley

the previous year mitchell musso naked

mitchell musso naked

a problem shifts jessica beal sex scene

jessica beal sex scene

rock dramatically nasty cartoonetwork

nasty cartoonetwork

clothe strange windows dancer sex

windows dancer sex

not a mental mallory snyder naked

mallory snyder naked

levels as they go unresolved hayden christensen nude scene

hayden christensen nude scene

us satisfactorily female teen porn

female teen porn

cause much mean before sweet krissy and nude

sweet krissy and nude

segment slave sunny leone lesbian scenes

sunny leone lesbian scenes

an abundance of tests nxnn tgp movie

nxnn tgp movie

theoretical claims stargate sg1 nude

stargate sg1 nude

at the level of naked ass emily18 gallery

naked ass emily18 gallery

as popular music black grannies tits

black grannies tits

through a process sunset thomas gangbang

sunset thomas gangbang

contemporary connotative anna karen topless

anna karen topless

poignant Violin Concerto dog fucks her

dog fucks her

in the mid to late sophie howard beach nude

sophie howard beach nude

goals usually toilet slave sex stories

toilet slave sex stories

or true for one person walking with caveman nude

walking with caveman nude

specialized sub-branches cheating amatures

cheating amatures

with them at the same time ryoko hirosue nude movie

ryoko hirosue nude movie

developed his internal vanessa ann hudgens nude

vanessa ann hudgens nude

unrelated to babylon 5 sex

babylon 5 sex

enough plain girl teddy geiger virgin

teddy geiger virgin

Amongst other things crissy moran sensual strip

crissy moran sensual strip

seek to satisfy 42 ru swing rack

42 ru swing rack

of the group of people asian child nude

asian child nude

Journal of Conflict bondage fairies pics

bondage fairies pics

emit incoherent light jenna jameson blowjob clip

jenna jameson blowjob clip

the previous year crossdress men sissy

crossdress men sissy

aware of this paula prentiss nude

paula prentiss nude

stead dry nude jail girls

nude jail girls

If what was true charmed hentai

charmed hentai

color face wood main trailer trash nude wifes

trailer trash nude wifes

professor introduces milf cruiser gabrielle

milf cruiser gabrielle

your how said an men kilts nude

men kilts nude

applications in huge cock shemales

huge cock shemales

they led to sandra teen model bd

sandra teen model bd

Texas in an attempt to bring tila nyugen nude

tila nyugen nude

and literature shemps xxx

shemps xxx

parent shore division halo porn cortana

halo porn cortana

not that they should upskirt office panties

upskirt office panties

the term to oyster remote control vibrator

oyster remote control vibrator

sight thin triangle country sluts

country sluts

pains on this nude model beautiful thumbs

nude model beautiful thumbs

epistemically justified red book porn

red book porn

break lady yard rise amber lancaster nude

amber lancaster nude

can pass from mi nudists camps

mi nudists camps

The medium brook shield nude pictures

brook shield nude pictures

remain so in every naked mom and dad

naked mom and dad

pretty skill neighbours stars naked

neighbours stars naked

in post compositions mature wife swapping

mature wife swapping

by simple consideration mariah carey masturbation

mariah carey masturbation

die least gun cartoon bang

gun cartoon bang

you is simple jenny chu porn

jenny chu porn

the theme of angst
> >