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Looking back at TPAC 2020; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

TPAC 2020, our 20th Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings just concluded. The W3C Community convened remotely for our annual all-groups meetings which were online and virtual. The event spanned most of October and focussed on collaborative meetings to create momentum and collective brainstorming, and brought together W3C technical groups, the W3C Advisory Board, TAG, […]
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Looking back at TPAC 2019; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

We held TPAC 2019 last week in Fukuoka, Japan. TPAC is our annual five-day event where W3C’s global community, working groups, community groups, the Advisory Board, and the Technical Architecture Group (TAG) coordinate the development of Web standards. Everyone meeting in one place once a year is invaluable as groups make tremendous progress and are […]
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Diversity at W3C: 2019 update; launch of TPAC Diversity Fund

There is increasing awareness of the need for greater diversity in the tech field. We would like W3C to be a model of supporting diversity. W3C stakeholders have established a TPAC Diversity Fund. As an international organization, we see the immense value we gain from having greater diversity and expertise from across multiple countries and […]
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W3C and WHATWG to work together to advance the open Web platform

I am pleased to announce that W3C and the WHATWG have just signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of a single version of the HTML and DOM specifications. The Memorandum of Understanding jointly published as the WHATWG/W3C Joint Working Mode gives the specifics of this collaboration. Motivated by the belief that having two […]
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Looking back at TPAC 2018; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

TPAC 2018, held 22–26 October in Lyon, France, was our combined Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week and brought together W3C technical groups (including a selection of the W3C Community Groups), the W3C Advisory Board, the W3C TAG and the W3C Advisory Committee for an exciting week of coordinated work and invaluable face to face […]
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WHATWG Working Mode Changes

Earlier today, the WHATWG announced a new organization structure. W3C is flattered that WHATWG has adopted many shared features that are extremely positive for the web community. Among the features of the revised organization (some of which have happened prior to this announcement) that I think are excellent are: A Royalty-Free patent policy aligned with […]
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