Tag: specs

  • HTML is the new HTML5

    [Ian Hickson:][link] >The WHATWG HTML spec can now be considered a “living standard”. It’s more mature than any version of the HTML specification to date, so it made no sense for us to keep referring to it as merely a draft. We will no longer be following the “snapshot” model of spec development, with the…

  • W3C Abandoning XHTML 2, Focusing on HTML5

    >[Today the Director announces that when the XHTML 2 Working Group charter expires as scheduled at the end of 2009, the charter will not be renewed][link]. This is giant news for anyone who makes websites. See also: [W3C’s FAQ for the situation][faq]. [link]: http://www.w3.org/News/2009#item119 “Archive of W3C News in 2009” [faq]: http://www.w3.org/2009/06/xhtml-faq.html “XHTML faq”

  • Ian Hickson on Codecs for

    [Mozilla won’t support H.264, Apple won’t support Ogg, Google will support both, and Microsoft won’t say][link]. Doubt this will change anytime soon, which really makes me sad. [link]: http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-June/020620.html “[whatwg] Codecs for audio and video”