Device Independent Authoring
Is it realistic?

Dave Raggett, W3C/HP

W3C Workshop, Bristol, 3rd October 2000

Email: dsr@w3.org

W3C Activity Lead for Voice Browsers, XHTML and XForms

A Whirl Wind of Change

Platforms and Capabilities

Squeezing the Web into a mobile

picture of a large web page being poured into a cell phone

Transcoding = Guess and Pray

Each Platform Merits a Different Approach

Accessible to All

Lowest Common Denominator

Divide and Conquer

generating content from an applications database

A Myriad Collection of Skills

Applications rather than Pages

Large Scale Publishing

Small Scale Publishing

Pieces of the Puzzle


Promising Solutions - Transforms

Promising Solutions - Embedded

It’s Your Turn Now!