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First Public Working Drafts: WebRTC DSCP Control API; MediaStreamTrack Content Hints

July 3rd, 2018

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group has published two First Public Working Drafts: WebRTC DSCP Control API: This API defines a control surface for manipulating the network control bits (DSCP bits) of outgoing WebRTC packets. MediaStreamTrack Content Hints: This specification extends MediaStreamTrack to provide a media-content hint attribute. This optional hint permits MediaStreamTrack consumers such…

Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2)

June 28th, 2018

The Timed Text Working Group invites implementations of an updated Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2) Candidate Recommendation. This document specifies the Timed Text Markup Language (TTML), Version 2, also known as TTML2, in terms of a vocabulary and semantics thereof. The Timed Text Markup Language is a content type that represents timed text media…

Upcoming Workshop: Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines)

June 26th, 2018

W3C announced today a W3C Workshop on Digital Publication Layout and Presentation (from Manga to Magazines), September 18-19 2018, in Tokyo, Japan. The event is hosted by the Advanced Publishing Laboratory, at the historic Mita Campus of Keio University.

Call for Review: Graphics-ARIA and Graphics-AAM are W3C Proposed Recommendations

June 26th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications Working Group has published two Proposed Recommendations: WAI-ARIA Graphics Module (Graphics-ARIA): Assistive technologies need semantic information about the structures and expected behaviors of a document in order to convey appropriate information to persons with disabilities. This specification defines a WAI-ARIA 1.1 [WAI-ARIA-1.1] module of core roles specific to web graphics….

CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI) is now a W3C Recommendation

June 21st, 2018

The CSS Working Group has published CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI) as a W3C Recommendation.

W3C offers Diversity Scholarships

June 20th, 2018

W3C announced today it was offering Diversity Scholarships. The announcement was made as part of the publication of W3C top-level diversity statistics. The lack of diversity in tech is a longstanding issue. We would like W3C to be a model of supporting diversity. As an international organization we can see the immense value we gain…

W3C Staff Kaz Ashimura wins TTC award for Information Communication Technology

June 19th, 2018

Today June 19th, 2018, Kazuyuki Ashimura, W3C staff contact for WoT and Media and Entertainment was presented by the President of TTC the award for Information Communication Technology in Shiba, Tokyo, Japan, recognizing contributions and promotion of Web standardization in Japan. A W3C team contact since 2005, Kaz has dedicated standardization work in W3C groups…

CSS Color Module Level 3 is a W3C Edited Recommendation

June 19th, 2018

The CSS Working Group has published CSS Color Module Level 3 as a W3C Edited Recommendation. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a language for describing the rendering of HTML and XML documents on screen, on paper, in speech, etc. It uses color-related properties and values to color the text, backgrounds, borders, and other parts of…

W3C Invites Implementations of Accessible Name and Description Computation 1.1

June 19th, 2018

The Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) Working Group invites implementations of Accessible Name and Description Computation 1.1 Candidate Recommendation. This document describes how user agents determine the names and descriptions of accessible objects from web content languages. This information is in turn exposed through accessibility APIs so that assistive technologies can identify these objects and…

W3C Strategic Highlights, Spring 2018

June 13th, 2018

W3C released today its W3C Strategic Highlights – May 2018, a comprehensive survey of the essential work W3C conducts to achieve a Web for All, and select recent work in many areas where the Web can solve arising problems for real people. A strong emphasis in this report is how progress in many areas demonstrates…