W3C

Category Archives: Uncategorized

W3C and XR Immersive Enterprise 2020

W3C has been driving a set of discussions around the AR/VR/XR space since our first W3C Workshop on Web and Virtual Reality in 2016.  Since then the work has expanded both the depth and scope of what we’re doing and is now under the Immersive Web Working Group. The W3C Business Development team and Technical […]
More…

W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, March 2020

{Michele Mancioppi is missing on the screenshot) This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held as a virtual presence event. As the Trace Context specification is already finalized, the hot topic of this workshop was the Correlation Context specification. We also started the next update of the Trace Context specification and […]
More…

Listen to the People: The Future of EPUB and New Directions for Publishing @ W3C

Securing a strong future for EPUB. Exploring new ideas for every sort of digital publication. Bringing business needs to the technical community: These are the goals of Publishing@W3C. In the last few weeks, we’ve heard from both the broad digital publishing community and the leadership of the Publishing Business Group. We’d like to share with […]
More…

W3C Trace Context specification enters proposed recommendation status and what it means

The W3C Distributed Tracing working group has moved the Trace Context specification to the next maturity level. The specification is already being adopted and implemented by many platforms and SDKs. This article describes the Trace Context specification and how it improves troubleshooting and monitoring of modern distributed apps. W3C Trace Context specification defines the format […]
More…

Dataset Exchange Working Group Is Making Progress

What are the issues? The history of computing has been one associated with the realisation that information aggregated was often information with increased value. This led to the conflicting positions of those wanting to merge data from diverse sources to distil more value, and those wanting to prevent the merging of information to retain privacy […]
More…

Restarting W3C translations program

In January 2017, due to operational considerations, W3C announced it would no longer be tracking volunteer translations of W3C specifications. We are happy to announce that W3C is now able to support again the translator community in their efforts to publish translations of W3C specifications. This renewed support comes with a more robust system, a […]
More…

W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (Developer Relations)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Developer Relations To foster the excellent feedback loop between Web Standards development and Web developers, and to grow participation from that diverse community, the W3C team has revived its Developer Relations activities with a three-pronged […]
More…

W3C Strategic Highlights: Web for All (Security, Privacy, Identity)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and includes some updates since that report.) This has been an exciting year for Web privacy and security activities at W3C: W3C held workshops to address the privacy, security, and usability challenges presented by powerful hardware sensors, device capabilities, and APIs (Permissions and User […]
More…

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

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) SVG is an important and widely-used part of the Open Web Platform. The SVG Working Group focuses on aligning the SVG 2.0 specification with browser implementations, having split the specification into a currently-implemented 2.0 and […]
More…