W3C

Category Archives: Web Architecture

This week: W3C Annotations Workshop, WebRTC Summit, Net Neutrality in Europe, etc.

This is the 28 March – 4 April 2014 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 […]
More…

W3C honoured in 2014 net Awards technology nominations

It is with pride and delight that I share that W3C is well-represented among the 2014 net Awards nominees. 2014 is the year the Web turns 25, and the W3C turns 20. Twenty years of advancing the Web as an open platform through open standards, empowering billions to create, communicate and collaborate. Thank you for […]
More…

This week at W3C: MPAA joined W3C, Vimeo rebuilds HTML5-Based Video Player, Vocabularies at W3C, TAG election, etc.

This is the 3-10 January 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” –the first of the year, happy new year!– 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 […]
More…

This week at W3C: W3C TAG Nominations, successful 2013 #html5j conference, TimBL at #UNRightsAt20, etc.

This is the 29 November – 6 December 2013 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 […]
More…

Hash URIs

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.
More…