A Working Draft of Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.1 is available for review. This is intended to be the last Working Draft before the specification becomes a Candidate Recommendation. Please review to ensure this version is feature complete. Comments are requested by 26 August 2016.
The Social Web Working Group has published a Working Draft of Linked Data Notifications. Linked Data Notifications is a specialized use of Linked Data Platform (LDP) for sending and consuming notifications. It is not dependent on a complete implementation of LDP, but an easy-to-implement subset. This specification describes the particular features necessary to make it easy to exchange notifications in a decentralised, interoperable way.
The Web Performance Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of Resource Timing Level 1. This specification defines an interface for web applications to access the complete timing information for resources in a document.
The Permissions & Obligations Expression (POE) Working Group has published the First Public Working Drafts for the ODRL Information Model and the ODRL Vocabulary & Expression. These FPWDs provide a flexible and interoperable information model, vocabulary, and encoding mechanisms for describing statements about digital content usage. The deliverables are based on the previous reports created by the W3C ODRL Community Group and form the baseline for future enhancements by the POE WG.
In addition, the POE WG has published the Use Case and Requirements Note. These Use Cases will be reviewed and analyzed further into detailed requirements. The POE WG is calling for wider community feedback and contributions to the set of Use Cases to further enhance and improve the ODRL permissions and obligations expression language.
The XML Processing Model Working Group has published two Group Notes:
The XML Core Working Group has published a Group Note of XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.1. This document specifies a processing model and syntax for general purpose inclusion. Inclusion is accomplished by merging a number of XML information sets into a single composite infoset. Specification of the XML documents (infosets) to be merged and control over the merging process is expressed in XML-friendly syntax (elements, attributes, URI references).
W3Cx re-opens registration for the HTML5 Introduction MOOC course and makes it self-paced so that students may move through the lectures and exercises at their own speed. Developed in partnership between W3C and Intel, this course presents the basic building blocks of Web design and style, using basics of HTML5 and a few CSS features. We encourage future Web developers to enroll to learn how to build Web sites that look great. This course is part of the HTML5 from W3C XSeries. Learn lots and have fun!
The Pointer Events Working Group has published a Working Draft of Pointer Events – Level 2. The features in this specification extend or modify those found in PointerEvents, a W3C Recomendation that describes events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. For compatibility with existing mouse based content, this specification also describes a mapping to fire DOM-LEVEL-3-EVENTS Mouse Events for other pointer device types.
The Second Screen Presentation Working Group has published a Working Draft of Remote Playback API. This specification defines an API extending the HTMLMediaElement that enables controlling remote playback of media from a web page. It aims to make remote playback devices such as connected TVs, projectors or audio-only speakers, available to the Web and takes into account playback devices that are attached using wired (HDMI, DVI, or similar) and wireless technologies (Miracast, Chromecast, DLNA, AirPlay, or similar).
The Second Screen Presentation Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of Presentation API. This specification defines an API to enable web content to access external presentation-type displays and use them for presenting web content.