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HTML Media Extensions to continue work

The HTML Media Extensions Working Group was extended today until the end of September 2016. As part of making video a first class citizen of the Web, an effort started by HTML5 itself in 2007, W3C has been working on many extension specifications for the Open Web Platform: capturing images from the local device camera, […]
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Moving the Web Platform forward

The Web Platform keeps moving forward every day. Back in October last year, following the release of HTML 5.0 as a Recommendation, I wrote about Streaming video on the Web as a good example of more work to do. But that’s only one among many: persistent background processing, frame rate performance data, metadata associated with […]
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A Dual License for the HTML Working Group

As of today, the HTML Working Group can publish some of their Recommendation-track specifications under a Dual License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY) and the W3C Document License. This change comes as part of the new HTML Working Group charter. The W3C Director proposed this permissive copyright in May as an experiment in […]
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Performance Timing Information: Part 1 – Navigation Timing

Since August 2010, the Web Performance Working Group has quietly but steadily added various timing information in the Open Web Platform. We introduced the performance attribute on the Window object, and are extending it since then using several specifications. This first article looks at Navigation Timing.
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