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New Tracking Protection Working Group Chairs

W3C news - Wed, 18/09/2013 - 19:00
Today W3C appointed two new Chairs to the Tracking Protection Working Group : Justin Brookman and Carl Cargill. They join continuing co-Chair Matthias Schunter. The Working Group updated two draft DNT specifications this week. Matthias Schunter announced this week a stable plan for reaching Last Call . Learn more about the Tracking Protection Working Group .…W3C Staff
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W3C Webinar: Developing Portable Mobile Applications with Compelling User Experience using the W3C MMI Architecture

W3C news - Tue, 17/09/2013 - 23:00
The W3C Multimodal Interaction Working Group (MMI-WG) is pleased to announce the second webinar on "Developing Portable Mobile Applications with Compelling User Experience using the W3C MMI Architecture" , to be held on September 24, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. ET. Prior to this second webinar, the MMI-WG held the on July 22-23 in New York Metropolitan Area, US, and identified that distributed/dynamic applications depend on the ability of devices and environments to find each other and learn what modalities they support. Therefore this second webinar will focus on the topic of device/service discovery to handle Modality Components of the MMI Architecture dynamically. The discussion during the webinar will interest anyone who wants to take advantage of the dramatic increase in new interaction modes, whether for health care, financial services, broadcasting, automotive, gaming, or consumer devices. Several experts from the industry and analyst communities will share their experiences and views on the explosive growth of opportunities for the development of applications that provide enhanced multimodal user-experiences. Read more and register for the webinar. Learn more about Multimodal Interaction at W3C .…W3C Staff
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Updated Drafts of Tracking Preference Expression (DNT), and Tracking Compliance and Scope

W3C news - Fri, 13/09/2013 - 16:00
The Tracking Protection Working Group has updated two Working Drafts: Tracking Preference Expression (DNT) . This specification defines the technical mechanisms for expressing a tracking preference via the DNT request header field in HTTP, via an HTML DOM property readable by embedded scripts, and via properties accessible to various user agent plug-in or extension APIs. It also defines mechanisms for sites to signal whether and how they honor this preference, both in the form of a machine-readable tracking status resource at a well-known location and via a "Tk" response header field, and a mechanism for allowing the user to approve exceptions to DNT as desired. Tracking Compliance and Scope . This specification defines the meaning of a Do Not Track (DNT) preference and sets out practices for websites to comply with this preference. Learn more about the Privacy Activity .…W3C Staff
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Last Call: Web Notifications

W3C news - Thu, 12/09/2013 - 17:00
The Web Notification Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of Web Notifications . Web notifications defines an API for end-user notifications. A notification allows alerting the user outside the context of a web page of an occurrence, such as the delivery of email. Comments are welcome through 24 October. Learn more about the Rich Web Client Activity .…W3C Staff
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Last Call: File API

W3C news - Thu, 12/09/2013 - 17:00
The Web Applications Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of File API . This specification provides an API for representing file objects in web applications, as well as programmatically selecting them and accessing their data. It also defines objects to be used within threaded web applications for the synchronous reading of files. Comments are welcome through 24 October. Learn more about the Rich Web Client Activity .…W3C Staff
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JSON-LD feature freeze and call for implementation

Semantic Web news - Wed, 11/09/2013 - 11:00
The RDF Working Group and the JSON-LD Community Group published the Candidate Recommendation of JSON-LD 1.0, and JSON-LD 1.0 Processing Algorithms and API. This signals the beginning of the call for implementations for JSON-LD 1.0. JSON-LD harmonizes the representation of … Continue reading →
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Two Last Call Working Drafts published by the RDF Working Group: n-triples and n-quads

Semantic Web news - Fri, 06/09/2013 - 19:00
The W3C RDF Working Group has published two Last Call Working Drafts to line based, plain text formats to encode RDF Graphs and RDF Datasets: N-Triples and N-Quads, respectively. Comments are expected before the 14th of October.
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Two Drafts in Last Call: N-Triples, N-Quads

W3C news - Fri, 06/09/2013 - 19:00
The RDF Working Group has published two Last Call Working Drafts: N-Triples. N-Triples is a line-based, plain text format for encoding an RDF graph. Comments are welcome through 14 October. N-Quads. N-Quads is a line-based, plain text format for encoding... W3C Staff
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Updated Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0

W3C news - Fri, 06/09/2013 - 00:00
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group today published updates of two Notes that accompany WCAG 2.0: Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0. (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) For background,... W3C Staff
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Last Call: Media Source Extensions

W3C news - Fri, 06/09/2013 - 00:00
The HTML Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of Media Source Extensions. This specification extends HTMLMediaElement to allow JavaScript to generate media streams for playback. Allowing JavaScript to generate streams facilitates a variety of use cases like... W3C Staff
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Guidance on Applying WCAG 2.0 to Non-Web ICT: WCAG2ICT Note Published

W3C news - Fri, 06/09/2013 - 00:00
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group is pleased to announce publication of the completed Guidance on Applying WCAG 2.0 to Non-Web Information and Communications Technologies (WCAG2ICT) as an informative W3C Working Group Note. WCAG2ICT provides guidance on the interpretation... W3C Staff
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Media Capture and Streams Draft Published

W3C news - Tue, 03/09/2013 - 18:00
The Web Real-Time Communication Working Group and the Device APIs Working Group have published an updated Working Draft of Media Capture and Streams. This document defines a set of JavaScript APIs that allow local media, including audio and video, to... W3C Staff
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Registration Open for HTML5 Training Course; Early Bird Rate through 8 September

W3C news - Wed, 28/08/2013 - 19:00
Register now to the upcoming W3C HTML5 online course, to start 30 September 2013. Acclaimed trainer Michel Buffa will cover the techniques developers and designers need to create great Web pages and apps. This new course edition has been significantly... W3C Staff
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Public Identifiers for entity resolution in XHTML Draft Published

W3C news - Thu, 22/08/2013 - 21:00
The HTML Working Group has published a Working Draft of Public Identifiers for entity resolution in XHTML. This document adds an additional public identifier that should be recognised by XHTML user agents and cause the HTML character entity definitions to... W3C Staff
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Three RDFa Recommendations Published

Semantic Web news - Thu, 22/08/2013 - 19:00
The RDFa Working Group today published three RDFa Recommendations. RDFa lets authors put machine-readable data in HTML documents. Using RDFa, authors may turn their existing human-visible text and links into machine-readable data without repeating content. Today’s publications were: HTML+RDFa 1.1, which defines … Continue reading →
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WebCrypto Key Discovery Working Draft Published

W3C news - Thu, 22/08/2013 - 19:00
The Web Cryptography Working Group has published a Working Draft of WebCrypto Key Discovery. This specification describes a JavaScript API for discovering named, origin-specific pre-provisioned cryptographic keys for use with the Web Cryptography API. Pre-provisioned keys are keys which have... W3C Staff
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Three RDFa Recommendations Published

W3C news - Thu, 22/08/2013 - 19:00
The RDFa Working Group today published three RDFa Recommendations. RDFa lets authors put machine-readable data in HTML documents. Using RDFa, authors may turn their existing human-visible text and links into machine-readable data without repeating content. Today's publications were: HTML+RDFa... W3C Staff
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Last Call: Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) Version 2.0

W3C news - Wed, 21/08/2013 - 16:00
The MultilingualWeb-LT Working Group has published a Last Call Working Draft of Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) Version 2.0. ITS 2.0 makes it easier to integrate automated processing of human language into core Web technologies. ITS 2.0 focuses on HTML, XML-based... W3C Staff
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W3C Launches Web and Mobile Interest Group

W3C news - Tue, 20/08/2013 - 22:00
W3C launched today a Web and Mobile Interest Group that is chartered to accelerate the development of Web technology so that it becomes a compelling platform for mobile applications and the obvious choice for cross platform development. The forum is... W3C Staff
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Push API and Input Method Editor API Drafts Published

W3C news - Thu, 15/08/2013 - 22:00
The Web Applications Working Group has published two Working Drafts: Push API. This specification defines a “Push API” that provides webapps with scripted access to server-sent notifications, for simplicity referred to here as push notifications, as delivered by push services.... W3C Staff
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