Category Archives: New W3C documents

News on new W3C being published, documents that might be of interest for the publishing industry

HTML Image Description Extension (longdesc) is a W3C Recommendation

The HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) was published today as a Recommendation by the HTML Working Group, with the approval of the Protocols and Formats Working Group. This extension for HTML5 adds a longdesc attribute that is used to provide … Continue reading

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Digital Publishing Annotation Use Cases

The Digital Publishing Interest Group has published a Group Note of Digital Publishing Annotation Use Cases. This document describes the set of use cases generated for Annotation and Social Reading within the W3C Digital Publishing Interest Group, in coordination with the Open Annotation … Continue reading

Updated Understanding Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Techniques for WCAG 2.0

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group today published updates of two Notes that accompany WCAG 2.0: Understanding WCAG 2.0 and Techniques for WCAG 2.0. (This is not an update to WCAG 2.0, which is a stable document.) For information on … Continue reading

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Two CSS Drafts published: Grid Layout Module Level 1, Generated Content for Paged Media Module

The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group has published two Working Drafts today: CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1. This CSS module defines a two-dimensional grid-based layout system, optimized for user interface design. In the grid layout model, the children … Continue reading

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