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All posts by Jeff Jaffe

Good News about VP8 Licensing

I applaud the licensing agreement announced by Google, MPEG-LA, and additional patent-holders. The agreement appears to align with W3C's Patent Policy which has a goal of assuring that W3C Recommendations can be implemented on a Royalty-Free (RF) basis. Google has...
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On the W3C Agenda: Headlights 2013

Last year we introduced an annual headlights exercise to identify major new strategic directions for W3C. These are studies that involve W3C and its Members, and result in proposals for new work which we evaluate in July. We learned a...
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W3C Host in China

We just announced the establishment of a fourth Host location for W3C, at Beihang University in Beijing. The Host locations house the W3C Team that facilitates the creation of standards for the Web. The W3C Team acts as a single...
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HTML5 and HTML.next

HTML5 is the cornerstone of the Open Web Platform that the web community is building. This week saw two significant events in W3C that bolster our efforts. I wanted to share these with the broader web community, and in...
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On the W3C Agenda: Headlights 2012

The Open Web Platform is expanding rapidly, and with it, the pace of new ideas for the Web. We launched Community Groups as a scalable way for Members and non-Members alike to come together around their Web interests. This grassroots...
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From Innovation to Standard

Today we introduce Community Groups as a place for developers to collaborate on next generation Web technologies. Our stakeholders have told us that a lightweight environment for innovation is necessary because the market evolves at such a rapid pace. We...
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W3C Priorities and Milestones in 2011

Last year I published several posts about our efforts to establish a new vision for the W3C organization. I wanted to update you on how we have turned the results of the organizational vision task forces into specific plans and...
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Progress in Lyon – TPAC 2010

W3C met in Lyon, France 1-5 November for an annual W3C gathering we call "TPAC" (for Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee, pronounced "T-pack"). This was my first TPAC. Based on what I saw and what I heard it was a...
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Global and Accessible Web

Over the summer I did less blogging due to vacations. But I am in the middle of a series about our organizational task forces, so in the next few postings I will complete that series. I've blogged in detail about...
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