Overview of W3C

Ivan Herman, W3C Head of Offices
Sydney, 18 August, 2003

Slides of the presentation held in Sydney, Australia, on the 18 August, 2003 at the W3C Day, organized in conjunction with the Evolve Conference 2003 by the W3C Australian Office.

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Table of Content:

  1. [Title Page]
  2. The Goal of this Talk...
  3. Some Guiding Principles at W3C
  4. Data: XML & XML Toolkit
  5. Usage of the Web has Evolved
  6. Data & People
  7. What Some of Them Do...
  8. Data & People (cont.)
  9. Data & Machines
  10. Data & Machines, Service Based
  11. Data & Machines, Service Based (cont.)
  12. Example: Travel Agency
  13. Data & Machines, Metadata Based
  14. Data & Machines, Metadata Based (cont)
  15. Example: Newsfeed
  16. WS/SW: Complementary Technologies
  17. Examples for Potential Synergies
  18. Convergence at W3C
  19. The Web is for Everybody!
  20. How do we Achieve This?
  21. Horizontal Activities at W3C
  22. Example: International Text
  23. Example: Adapted Presentation
  24. Results: over 55 Recs!
  25. The Development Process
  26. Further Information