WWW6: W3C general status
leading the evolution of the World Wide Web:
the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
controls the evolution of the Web while it ensures its interoperability. it
provides the following to the Web community:
- sample code for experimentation and to prove that a new feature is doable
- general information services
today, the W3C has 163 members, 84 in the united states, 62 in europe and 17
currently the W3C employes 15 people at the M.I.T in the U.S. and
15 people at INRIA in france.
activities are divided into three domains:
- architecture ("machine to machine"): HTTP &
URL, XML, objects on the Web
- user interface ("people to machine"): HTML,
CSS, graphics and 3D, internationalization
- technology & society ("people to people"):
accessibility, digital signature, security, electronic commerce, public policy
to the WWW6 trip report main
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