Posts Tagged ‘w3c’

Does HTML5 Really Need a Logo?

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

This does seem kind of silly …

The W3C consortium has unveiled the new logo for the HTML5 web scripting language, but why have they done this and is it really necessary?

This has come as a surprise to many people as it’s the first version of the HTML language to have a logo.  This is no ordinary version of HTML though and the reasoning behind the new marketing campaign is both sensible and practical.

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IE9 Scrubs Up Well Against the HTML5 Competition

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

From what I’ve seen, Microsoft has no problems complying with their own standards, it’s other people’s standards that give Microsoft a problem …

Microsoft has for years been accused of being shy about standard’s compliance.  For many years they said they could do the web better and, for many years the web went along with it.

Recently though the company has taken a more pragmatic approach and has moved, slowly admittedly, towards full standards compliance.  With their next browser, Internet Explorer 9, they’ve said it will be fully compliant and recent tests from the W3C organisation certainly bear this out.

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