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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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W3C Invites Implementations of XPath 3.1, XQuery 3.1, XQueryX 3.1

First Public Working Draft: CSS Inline Layout; CSS Box Alignment Draft Published

First Public Working Drafts: XProc 2.0: An XML Pipeline Language; XProc 2.0: Standard Step Library

Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool List: Call for Tool Information

Upcoming Workshop: Data, content and services for the Multilingual Web

OpenSocial Foundation Moving Standards Work to W3C

Call for Review: Pointer Events Proposed Recommendation Published

Call for Review: RDFa 1.1 is a Proposed Edited Recommendation

Linked Data Platform (LDP) 1.0 Documents for Review, Implementation

Last Call: XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.1

Custom Elements Draft Published

Microdata to RDF (Second Edition) Group Note Published

Resource Timing Draft Published

First Public Working Draft: Indic Layout Requirements

W3C Invites Implementations of Web Cryptography API

First Public Working Draft: Web Annotation Data Model

Accessible Name and Description: Computation and API Mappings 1.1 First Public Working Draft; Core-AAM and WAI-ARIA 1.1 updated Working Drafts

Call for Review: Server-Sent Events Proposed Recommendation Published

W3C Invites Implementations of TTML Text and Image Profiles for Internet Media Subtitles and Captions 1.0

URL specification; Clipboard API and events Working Drafts Published

W3C Invites Implementations of Battery Status API

Call for Review: Vibration API Proposed Recommendation Published

HTML5 Differences from HTML4 Note Published

Digital Publishing Annotation Use Cases Note Published

Call for Review: HTML5 Image Description Extension (longdesc) Proposed Recommendation

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