Testimonials for mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0

These testimonials are in support of W3C issuance of mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 as a W3C Candidate Recommendation.

Deutsche Telekom AG, Products & Innovation is delighted to see mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 achieve Candidate Recommendation status within the W3C. Through this singularly important event mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 in combination with the W3C checker will give the content author and the content provider community a quick and easy means to ensure the structural quality of content intended for mobile devices. Deutsche Telekom AG will continue to support the efforts of the W3C and the specifications produced by the Mobile Web Initiative's Best Practices Working Group.
-- Kai-Dietrich Scheppe, Manager Portal Services, Deutsche Telekom AG, Products & Innovation
dotMobi is a strong supporter of the work that the W3C's Mobile Web Initiative has done. We've made that work the basis of our recommendations for .mobi sites, so seeing mobileOK Basic going to candidate recommendation is exciting because it will help make the mobile internet experience even better for users around the world.
-- Trey Harvin, CEO, dotMobi
The Family Online Safety Institute is delighted to see the advancement of mobileOK. We believe it will make a significant contribution to the goal of making it easy for end users to find the content that is most appropriate for them, whether that's defined in terms of their device characteristics, interests, age or tastes.
-- Phil Archer, Chief Technical Officer, Family Online Safety Institute
Fundación CTIC thanks the Mobile Web Best Practices working group for the release of the mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 document as a means to develop the One Web on mobile devices. TAW, our free tool to validate web resources against different criteria, uses the mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 to check whether resources can be enjoyed with a functional experience in the majority of mobile web-enabled devices. Our compromise is to keep on participating in the group in an active way, helping users accessing the One Web with any web device. This Candidate Recommendation is a clear example of how to help achieving that goal.
-- Carlos de la Fuente, Technology Manager and W3C AC Representative - Fundación CTIC
The mobileOK Basic Tests are a welcome addition to the growing collection of resources to support the mobile Web. These tests will provide valuable feedback to authors and developers that we expect will improve the quality of mobile content and services. We intend to reference the mobileOK Basic Tests in future tools and technologies, to draw attention to the new benchmark for the evaluation of mobile Web sites. We are happy to have the opportunity to support the W3C MWI in its important mission.
-- Dr Rotan Hanrahan, Chief Innovations Architect, MobileAware
Vodafone congratulates the W3C on the publication of mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 as a Candidate Recommendation. This important milestone was reached through the considerable effort of industry partners coming together to support the concept that Web content made for mobile is of signifigant value. Together with the mobileOK machine-readable quality mark, this work will help to raise the overall quality and quantity of mobile-friendly content on the Web.
-- Reinhard Kreft, Head of Standardisation & Industry Engagement, Vodafone Group Technology / R&D

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