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The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential as a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding. The Australian W3C Office (W3C-Aus) is the national contact point for W3C activities in Australia.


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Linked Data Platform 1.0 is a W3C Recommendation

Two Security First Public Working Drafts Published

HTML Image Description Extension (longdesc) is a W3C Recommendation

Updated Understanding Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Techniques for WCAG 2.0

First Public Working Draft: SVG Accessibility API Mappings 1.0 (SVG-AAM)

First Public Working Draft: Mobile Accessibility: How WCAG 2.0 and Other W3C/WAI Guidelines Apply

CSS Basic User Interface Module Level 3 (CSS3 UI) Draft Published

Pointer Events is a W3C Recommendation

Data on the Web Best Practices First Draft Published

First Public Working Draft: Media Capture from DOM Elements Draft Published

Last Call: XQuery Update Facility 3.0

W3C Invites Implementations of XSLT and XQuery Serialization 3.1

W3C Invites Implementations of Content Security Policy Level 2

Congratulations to IETF on New Version of HTTP

First Public Working Draft: Server Timing Draft Published

First Public Working Draft: Presentation API Draft Published

Workshop Report: W3C Workshop on Privacy and User?Centric Controls

Manifest for web application Draft Published

First Public Working Draft: Wake Lock API Draft Published

First Public Working Draft: Timed Text Markup Language 2 (TTML2) Draft Published

Media Capture and Streams Draft Published

Vibration API is a W3C Recommendation

WebRTC 1.0: Real-time Communication Between Browsers Draft Published

First Public Working Drafts: Audio Output Devices API; Screen Capture

W3C Updates General Document License

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