The TAG will be holding a developer meetup along side of our next face-to-face meeting in Cambridge, Mass. The event will be in the evening of the 22nd of July, will be hosted by Akamai and organized by the BostonJS … Continue reading
Another release of the weekly Openweb Platform Summary from February 11 to 18, 2013. This is a short one. You can read again last week version. Your comments are helpful.
The W3C TAG has published a finding on Identifying Application State. See http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/IdentifyingApplicationState
There’s been quite a bit of discussion recently about the use of hash-bang URIs following their adoption by Gawker, and the ensuing downtime of that site. The TAG at the W3C have also been drafting a document on Repurposing the Hash Sign for the New Web which takes a rather wider view than just the hash-bang issue, and on which they are seeking comments.
All matters of design involve weighing different choices against some criteria that you decide on implicitly or explicitly: there is no single right way of doing things on the web. Here, I explore the choices that are available to web developers around hash URIs and discuss how to mitigate the negative aspects of adopting the hash-bang pattern.
For those of you interested in deploying RDF on the Web, I’d like to draw your attention to three new proposed standards from IETF, “Web Linking“, “Defining Well-Known URIs“, and “Web Host Metadata“, that create new follow-your-nose tricks that could … Continue reading
After 15 years working with all of you all around the world on Web technologies and standards, I’m taking a position as a Biomedical Informatics Software Engineer in the department of biostatistics at the University of Kansas Medical center. The … Continue reading
I’ve now been with W3C for almost three months. My first priority was to meet with the global stakeholders of the organization. I began with W3C membership. Through meetings, phone calls, technical conferences, and informal sessions I’ve met upwards of … Continue reading
An important feature of HTTP is the temporary redirect, where a resource can have a “permanent” URI while its content moves from place to place over time. For example, http://purl.org/syndication/history/1.0 remains a constant name for that resource even though its … Continue reading
In this posting, my intention is to provide a concise statement of an idea which is neither
particularly new nor particularly mine, but which needs a place that can be referenced in the context of the current debate about distributed extensibility and HTML5. It’s a very simple proposal to provide an out-of-band, defaultable, document-scoped means to declare namespace prefix bindings.
The latest status report to the W3C membership from the TAG is available at http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2009/sum07. Noah