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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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SVG Integration Draft Published

XQuery 3.0, XPath 3.0, XQueryX 3.0, XDM 3.0, Serialization 3.0, Functions and Operators 3.0 are now W3C Recommendations

XML Entity Definitions for Characters (2nd Edition), and Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) Version 3.0 2nd Edition are W3C Recommendations

W3C Track at WWW2014 in Seoul

MBUI: Abstract User Interface Models, and Task Models Notes Published

CSS Line Grid Module Level 1, and CSS Scoping Module Level 1 Drafts Published

Review of apps that use network information Note Published

Vocabularies for EmotionML Note Published

CSV on the Web Use Cases and Requirements, and Model for Tabular Data and Metadata Published

Last Call: CSS Flexible Box Layout Module Level 1

Navigation Timing 2 Draft Published

Last Call: Web Cryptography API

CSS Lists and Counters Module Level 3 Draft Published, CSS Namespaces Module Level 3 Recommendation Updated

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Writing Modes Level 3, CSS Shapes Module Level 1

Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 is a W3C Recommendation

Last Call: User Interface Security Directives for Content Security Policy

First Public Working Draft of Subresource Integrity Published

W3C Workshop on the Web of Things

Metadata API for Media Resources 1.0 is a W3C Recommendation

W3C Invites Implementations of State Chart XML (SCXML): State Machine Notation for Control Abstraction

Clipboard API and events Draft Published

Linked Data Platform Use Cases and Requirements Note Published

First Public Working Drafts of Annotation Use Cases, Requirements for Latin Text Layout and Pagination

Happy Birthday World Wide Web!

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

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