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Web Open Standards

October 2-4 2007,

SITOP 2007

Moscow, Russia


W3C Associate Chair, Europe
Director of International Relations and Offices

These slides:

W3C Exec Summary

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an International Consortium where Member and External organizations, a full-time technical staff, and the public work together to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing Web standards such as protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web.

What Open Standards means ?

A lot of debates nowadays for a common definition of Open Standards(IGF, EC, etc)

W3C Standards Track

rec track

W3C Results

W3C technologies

W3C Patent Policy

Director's Decision May 2003: The availability of an interoperable, unencumbered Web infrastructure provides an expanding foundation for innovative applications, profitable commerce, and the free flow of information and ideas on a commercial and non-commercial basis.


Official Standard liaisons

With ISO/IEC/JTC1, ITU, ETSI/CEN, Nationals