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Linked Data Platform WG Open Meeting

A special open meeting of the W3C Linked Data Platform (LDP) Working Group to discuss potential future work for the group. The deliverable from the workshop will be a report that the LDP WG will take into consideration as it plans its way forward. LDP offers an alternative vision to data lockdown, providing a clean separation between […]
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W3C Updates General Document License

W3C announced today an update to liberalize its general document license. The updated license —applied today to all documents the W3C has published under its general document license— permits the creation of derivative works not for use as technical specifications, and the excerpting of Code Components under the W3C Software License. When writing Recommendations, we […]
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This week: W3C TAG on Securing the Web, Web Of Things Interest Group, YouTube defaults to HTML5 video, etc.

This is the 23-30 January 2015 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media — a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. […]
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W3C and NETmundial

On 24 December 2014, the Inaugural Coordination Council of the NETmundial Initiative was announced. The NMI is being set up to implement the Internet Governance NETmundial Principles and, according to their recent declaration, will start with a phase of community discussions on their exact charter and roles. Jean-François Abramatic, former W3C Chairman and currently W3C […]
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This week: W3C WoT initiative, Accessibility Research, Cory Doctorow Rejoins EFF, etc.

This is the 16-23 January 2015 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. W3C […]
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This week: W3C TAG election, HTML5 Japanese CG, W3C in figures (2014), etc.

This is the 9-16 January 2015 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. W3C […]
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2014 in figures

Text only version Notes & assumptions Average orbital height of the International Space Station is estimated at 415 km (258 miles). The world’s largest hypostyle hall is the temple of Amon-Re at Karnak, in Egypt. Sumo wrestler weight is 149 kg (328 lb), calculated as the average of the current three yokozuna (grand champions) — […]
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Last week: W3C and OGC to work on Spatial Data on the Web, WAI Tutorials, W3Training, etc.

This is the 2-9 January 2015 edition -after a hiatus on 19 December 2014- of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its […]
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