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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (Fonts)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report. WOFF 1.0 and WOFF 2.0, published as a Recommendation last winter, are widely implemented W3C Recommendations. However, for fonts with many glyphs (such as are typically used for Chinese and Japanese, for example), even with the […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (CSS)

    (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The CSS Working Group gathers requirements from two large groups of CSS users: the publishing industry and application developers. Within W3C, those groups are exemplified by the Publishing groups and the Web Platform Working […]
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W3C Dev Meetup 2018 retrospective

Taking advantage of the presence of world renowned Web experts attending the TPAC18 week last October in Lyon, the W3C developer relations team organized a developer meetup featuring five prominent speakers and twelve demonstrations. Hosted by the University of Lyon, this event was made possible with the support from Qwant, Microsoft, Mozilla, NTT Communications, StickerMule, […]
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Strategic Highlights, what W3C has done — and where we’re heading

W3C’s work enables the Web to scale to meet the new challenges and opportunities while selected technologies and features continue to give way to incredible core innovation once again. Next week W3C will host its annual Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meeting in Lyon, France at which our CEO, Jeff Jaffe, will present our Strategic […]
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Report on the W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation published.

The W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation took place in Tokyo, on the 18th and 19th of September, 2018. Although the Workshop had a general scope on digital publication layout, the emphasis was on what is sometimes called “sequential art”, i.e., comics, mangas, bandes dessinées, etc. The workshop was a great meeting place […]
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CSS Fonts 3 is a W3C Recommendation

Already using WebFonts? Like 70% of the top 10,000 websites, of course you are. Bet, though, you aren’t using the full extent of their capabilities! “bringing online typography up to the standards long used — and indeed taken for granted — in print” Introduction Controlling font usage has been part of CSS since the beginning […]
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W3C Developer meetup in Lyon, October 22

Mark your calendar and register now for another amazing W3C developer meetup! This free event is scheduled on Monday October 22 (from 6:30pm to 10:30pm) on the premises of Université de Lyon, in the 7th district of downtown Lyon (France), near square Jean Macé. We’re particularly excited to be back in Lyon to meet and […]
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Exploring CSS property definitions

Reffy and CSS specifications Reffy is a specification exploration tool that Dominique Hazaël-Massieux and I developed as a side project during W3C Geek Week a couple of years ago to explore cross-dependencies of JavaScript APIs specifications. Reffy crawls, parses, analyzes, and reports on potential anomalies that specifications may have. Reffy reports are published on a […]
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Call for Participation: W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines)

The W3C announced today the latest in a series of workshops exploring the capabilities needed to ensure that the Web delivers on its full potential as a universal platform for digital publishing. The upcoming technical workshop will be held September 18-19 in Tokyo, Japan. It will focus on evaluating the current status and exploring future directions of visually-rich […]
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WOFF 2.0, the inside scoop

Today, WOFF 2.0 is a W3C Recommendation. Perhaps you have some questions: what is it, why should I care, can I use it already? Introduction WebFonts – fonts which are automatically downloaded and used on demand to render a web page, without having to be installed – have risen in importance in recent years. In […]
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