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This week: WAI-ARIA now a standard, W3C Japan hiring, Webizen task force, etc.

This is the 14-21 March 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 online media. W3C […]
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Working Drafts available in EPUB3

As reported elsewhere, the Digital Publishing Interest Group has published its first two public Working Drafts. Beyond the content of those documents, the publication has another aspect worth mentioning. For the first time, “alternate” versions of the two documents have been published, alongside the canonical HTML versions, in EPUB3 format. Because EPUB3 is based on […]
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Digital Publishing Interest Group publishes its first public working drafts

The Digital Publishing Interest Group seeks to ensure that the requirements of digital publishing can be answered, when in scope, by the Recommendations published by W3C. It is composed of representatives from book publishers, reading system vendors, consultants, and subject matter experts. The group has published two First Public Working Drafts to describe use cases […]
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WAI-ARIA Expands Web Accessibility

On behalf of the Web Accessibility Initiative’s Protocols and Formats Working Group I am excited to announce that Accessible Rich Internet Applications 1.0 (WAI-ARIA) and its companion specification, WAI-ARIA 1.0 User Agent Implementation Guide, have become W3C Recommendations. As described in the WAI-ARIA Overview, this technology makes advanced Web applications accessible and usable to people with disabilities. Work on ARIA […]
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This week: Happy Birthday World Wide Web! #web25

This is the 7-14 March 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 online media. W3C […]
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Welcome New W3C Member: GS1

As we enter the 26th year of the World Wide Web, we welcome a new-comer in the W3C Members community. GS1, an international not-for-profit association with Member Organisations in over 100 countries, will be able to contribute to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply […]
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Techniques for WCAG and Understanding WCAG Documents updated, including additional WAI-ARIA techniques

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of updates to two W3C Working Group Notes – Techniques for WCAG 2.0 and Understanding WCAG 2.0. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standard is stable, normative, and is referenced in many policies around the world. Accompanying WCAG 2.0 are […]
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