Menu

W3C Invites Implementations of Time Ontology in OWL

March 26th, 2020

W3C has republished a Candidate Recommendation of Time Ontology in OWL. OWL-Time is an OWL-2 DL ontology of temporal concepts, for describing the temporal properties of resources in the world or described in Web pages. The ontology provides a vocabulary for expressing facts about topological (ordering) relations among instants and intervals, together with information about…

W3C Invites Implementations of TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.2

March 23rd, 2020

The Timed Text Working Group has published a Candidate Recommendation of TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.2. This specification defines two profiles of [ttml2]: a text-only profile and an image-only profile. These profiles are intended to be used across subtitle and caption delivery applications worldwide, thereby simplifying interoperability, consistent rendering and conversion…

First Public Working Draft: RTC Accessibility User Requirements (RAUR)

March 19th, 2020

The Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group with the Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) has published a First Public Working Draft of the Working Group Note RTC Accessibility User Requirements (RAUR). RAUR outlines user needs, requirements, and scenarios for real-time communication (RTC) to be accessible to people with disabilities. Accessible telecommunication technology is increasingly important…

DOM Review Draft 18 June 2019 Endorsed as a W3C Candidate Recommendation

March 17th, 2020

As part of working with the WHATWG together on HTML and DOM, W3C selected today to endorse the first WHATWG DOM Review Draft as a Candidate Recommendation. DOM defines a platform-neutral model for events, aborting activities, and node trees. This document is published for purposes of patent review by WHATWG Workstream Participants and as a…

Updated Candidate Recommendation: CSS Speech Module

March 9th, 2020

The CSS Working Group invites implementation of an updated Candidate Recommendation of CSS Speech Module. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a language that describes the rendering of markup documents (e.g. HTML, XML) on various supports, such as screen, paper, speech, etc. The Speech module defines aural CSS properties that enable authors to declaratively control the…

Two First Public Working Drafts for Pronunciation

March 9th, 2020

The Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group has published two First Public Working Drafts today: Explainer: Improving Spoken Presentation on the Web defines a standard mechanism to allow content authors to include spoken presentation guidance in HTML content. Also, it contains two identified approaches and enumerates their advantages and disadvantages. Pronunciation Gap Analysis and Use Cases…

Updated Candidate Recommendations for JSON-LD 1.1

March 4th, 2020

The JSON-LD Working Group invites implementations of two revised Candidate Recommendations: JSON-LD 1.1 defines a JSON-based expression of Linked Data graphs. The syntax is designed to easily integrate into deployed systems that already use JSON, and provides a smooth upgrade path from JSON to JSON-LD. It enables the creation of more easily interoperable Web services,…

Four First Public Working Drafts published by the CSS Working Group

March 3rd, 2020

The CSS Working Group has published four First Public Working Drafts today: CSS Color Module Level 5 extends CSS Color [css-color-4] to add color modification functions. Media Queries Level 5 allows authors to test and query values or features of the user agent or display device, independent of the document being rendered. They are used…

First Public Working Draft: WCAG 2.2

February 27th, 2020

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) has published a First Public Working Draft of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. WCAG provides recommendations for making web content more accessible to people with disabilities. It addresses accessibility of web content on desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. Following these guidelines also makes your web content…