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Accessibility of Remote Meetings - first public working draft published

Accessibility of Remote Meetings – call for review

The impact of COVID-19 has seen a substantial increase in usage of remote meeting platforms. Before 2020, software-based remote meeting applications were available, but not necessarily viewed as critical. The shift to remote meetings from a complementary tool to a replacement for face-to-face contact, has driven significant innovation in this space, including improvements in the […]
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Group Calendaring Discovery Phase

Introduction In order to facilitate participation and scheduling of group meetings, W3C Groups have requested for a long time the possibility to manage calendars of events, subscribe to them as well as easily view them on the Web. A full set of requirements was produced and we started evaluating candidate solutions, third-party or home-made. The […]
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Making video pages for the W3C AC meeting

Most of the preparation for the May meeting of W3C’s Advisory Committee was already done when it became clear that travel was not going to be possible, due to COVID-19. It had to be a ‘virtual’ meeting. But because you cannot ask people to be in a video conference eight hours a day, the usual […]
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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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What’s new in the W3C Process 2017?

As of today, W3C is using a new W3C Process. You can read the full list of substantive changes but I’d like to highlight 2 changes that are relevant for the W3C community: Added a process to make a Recommendation Obsolete: An obsolete specification is one that the W3C community has decided should no longer […]
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TPAC2015 and IETF94

We held TPAC 2015, our annual organization-wide meeting, on 26-30 October 2015 in Sapporo, Japan. We registered a record attendance of 580 participants throughout the week, breaking last year’s record participation of 550. 43 work groups met face-to-face, participants organized 50 breakout sessions on security, web payments, web of things, web-based signage, HTML, Testing, CSS, […]
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W3C Releases Web Developers Avenue

We are releasing today W3C Developers avenue, a one-stop page featuring the offerings and tools W3C has for Web developers, to guide them to what they need for their work. We are doing this to encourage greater developer engagement with W3C due to their increased importance leveraging the Open Web Platform. This one-stop page presents […]
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This week: #663399, W3C comma tools, Firefox WebIDE, etc.

This is the 20-27 June 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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W3C Password Reset

As part of improving its infrastructure, W3C arranged an extensive penetration test by the security consulting firm Cure53. They found several different types of vulnerabilities including SQL Injection (SQLi). The W3C Systems Team determined these were used to gain unauthorized access to its user database and to harvest encrypted passwords. Since there is potential (with […]
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