Updated Candidate Recommendation: Identifiers for WebRTC’s Statistics API

January 14th, 2020

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group invites implementation of its updated Candidate Recommendation of Identifiers for WebRTC’s Statistics API. This document defines a set of WebIDL objects that allow access to the statistical information about a RTCPeerConnection. These objects are returned from the getStats API that is specified in [WEBRTC]. Comments are welcome by 21…

Upcoming: W3C Workshop on Web & Machine Learning

January 14th, 2020

W3C announced today a Workshop on Web & Machine Learning, 24-25 March 2020, in Berlin, Germany. The event is hosted by Microsoft. The primary goal of the workshop is to bring together providers of Machine Learning tools and frameworks with Web platform practitioners to enrich the Open Web Platform with better foundations for machine learning….

W3C Advisory Committee Elects Technical Architecture Group

January 13th, 2020

The W3C Advisory Committee has elected the following people to the W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG): Rossen Atanassov (Microsoft Corporation), David Baron (Mozilla Foundation) and Kenneth Rohde Christiansen (Intel Corporation). They join co-Chair Tim Berners-Lee and continuing participants, Daniel Appelquist (Samsung Electronics; co-Chair), Hadley Beeman (W3C Invited Expert), Alice Boxhall (Google), Peter Linss (W3C Invited…

First Public Working Draft: Web Share API

December 17th, 2019

The Web Applications Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Web Share API. This specification defines an API for sharing text, links and other content to an arbitrary destination of the user’s choice. The available share targets are not specified here; they are provided by the user agent. They could, for example,…

Updated Candidate Recommendation for the Web Real-Time Communication 1.0 API

December 15th, 2019

The WebRTC Working Group invites implementation of its updated Candidate Recommendation of WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers specification. The WebRTC API enables browsers to establish real-time audio, video and data transmission between browsers and other peers. Since its previous publication as a Candidate Recommendation, the Working Group has resolved all its substantive issues, ensuring…

W3C Recommends CSS Writing Modes to support International writing modes

December 10th, 2019

The CSS Working Group has published CSS Writing Modes Level 3 as a W3C Recommendation. This CSS module defines CSS support for various international writing modes and their combinations, including left-to-right and right-to-left text ordering as well as horizontal and vertical orientations. These new CSS features allow a mixture of horizontal and vertical text regions…

W3C Invites Implementations of Publication Manifest and Audiobooks

December 4th, 2019

The Publishing Working Group has just published a Candidate Recommendation for two documents, namely: Publication Manifest – This specification defines a general manifest format for expressing information about a digital publication. It uses metadata augmented to include various structural properties about publications, serialized in JSON-LD, to enable interoperability between publishing formats while accommodating variances…

First Public Working Draft: TTML Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.2

November 28th, 2019

The Timed Text Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft 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…

First Public Working Draft: Use Cases and Requirements for Decentralized Identifiers

November 28th, 2019

The Decentralized Identifier Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Use Cases and Requirements for Decentralized Identifiers. This document sets out use cases and requirements for a new type of identifier that has 4 essential characteristics: decentralized: there should be no central issuing agency; persistent: the identifier should be inherently persistent, not…

Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 in Finnish

November 21st, 2019

Today the World Wide Web Consortium published the Authorized Finnish Translation of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Verkkosisällön saavutettavuusohjeet (WCAG) 2.1. The Lead Translation Organization for this Authorized Translation was the Kehitysvammaliitto ry. Translations in other languages are listed in WCAG 2 Translations. W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) particularly encourages the development of Authorized…