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Updated Candidate Recommendation: WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers

August 25th, 2020

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group invites implementation of an updated Candidate Recommendation of WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers. This document defines a set of ECMAScript APIs in WebIDL to allow media to be sent to and received from another browser or device implementing the appropriate set of real-time protocols. This specification is being…

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1 and Level 2

August 18th, 2020

The CSS Working Group has published a Candidate Recommendation of CSS Grid Layout Module Level 2 and an updated Candidate Recommendation of CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1. This CSS module defines a two-dimensional grid-based layout system, optimized for user interface design. In the grid layout model, the children of a grid container can be…

For Wide Review: WCAG 2.2

August 10th, 2020

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) has published a Working Draft of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 for wide review. This version has 9 new accessibility requirements (“success criteria”) since WCAG 2.1. The new success criteria address the user needs of people with cognitive or learning disabilities, users of mobile devices, and users…

Working Group Note: Web App Manifest — Application Information

July 30th, 2020

The Web Applications Working Group has published a First Public Working Group Note of Web App Manifest – Application Information. This document is a registry of supplementary members for the Web App Manifest specification that provide additional metadata to an application manifest. This metadata can be used in a digital storefront or other surfaces where…

Updated Candidate Recommendation: Media Queries Level 4

July 21st, 2020

The CSS Working Group invites implementation of an updated Candidate Recommendation of Media Queries Level 4. Media Queries allow authors to test and query values or features of the user agent or display device, independent of the document being rendered. They are used in the CSS @media rule to conditionally apply styles to a document,…

For Wide Review: Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities

July 19th, 2020

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) and the Accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group request wide review of the Working Draft “Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities” from the Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force. We particularly request feedback on: Are any user needs or patterns missing or incorrect?…

Updated W3C Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (CEPC)

July 17th, 2020

W3C today adopted a new Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (CEPC), developed by the Positive Work Environment Community Group. W3C’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct defines accepted and acceptable behaviors and promotes high standards of professional practice. The goals of this code are to: Define acceptable and expected standards of behavior. Provide a…

JSON-LD 1.1 Specifications are W3C Recommendations

July 15th, 2020

The JSON-LD Working Group has published the following specifications as W3C Recommendations: JSON-LD 1.1—This specification defines JSON-LD 1.1, a JSON-based format to serialize Linked Data. 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 is primarily intended to be…

Group Notes: Extensions to the OWL-Time Ontology — entity relations & temporal aggregates

July 7th, 2020

The Spatial Data on the Web Interest Group has published two First Public Interest Group Notes: Extensions to the OWL-Time Ontology – entity relations Extensions to the OWL-Time Ontology – temporal aggregates OWL-Time [owl-time] is an ontology for temporal entities and relations between them. OWL-Time defines simple temporal entities (intervals and instants). The entity relations…

New Resource: Authoring Tool Accessibility Report Generator

June 30th, 2020

The Accessibility Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) has published the ATAG Report Tool. Authoring tools are software and services used to create web content – such as content management systems (CMS) and what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) HTML editors. W3C’s Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) addresses making the authoring tools themselves accessible and helping authors create more…