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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 Geometry Interfaces Module Level 1

Filter Effects Module Level 1 Draft Published

Tracking Compliance and Scope Draft Published

Standards for Web Applications on Mobile: current state and roadmap

Call for Review: Indexed Database API Proposed Recommendation Published

Service Workers Draft Published

Online Symposium: Accessible Way-Finding Using Web Technologies

Last Call: Pointer Events

Last Call: Mixed Content

WebVTT: The Web Video Text Tracks Format First Public Draft Published

HTML5 is a W3C Recommendation

W3C releases Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

First Public Working Drafts: Activity Streams 2.0, and Activity Vocabulary

Canonical EXI Draft Published

Resource Priorities Note Published

Streams API, and The Screen Orientation API Drafts Published

Updated Working Draft of HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives

W3C Workshop Report: Web Cryptography Next Steps

First Public Working Draft: Identifiers for WebRTC Statistics API

First Public Working Draft: Resource Hints

W3C Launches Web Payments Initiative

Seven Group Notes Published by the CSS Working Group

Data on the Web Best Practices Use Cases and Requirements Draft Published

CSS Regions Module Level 1 Draft Published

Last Call: XQuery 3.1 and XQueryX 3.1; and additional supporting documents

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