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Understand the various specifications, their maturity levels on the web standards track, and their adoption.
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W3C works at the nexus of core technology, industry needs, and societal needs.
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28 February 1996
The PICS effort makes headlines. Please see the PICS overview for further information
21 February 1996
W3C Working Draft: PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Specification
30 January 1996
Consortium Announces Active Object Agreement
29 January 1996
Workshop on Internet Survey Methodology and Web Demographics
28 January 1996
8 January 1996
W3C Working Draft: HTML predefined icon-like symbols
1 January 1996
Version 4.0 Release of W3C Reference Library