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posted by LaminatorX on Sunday November 02 2014, @04:47AM   Printer-friendly
from the ontology-fail dept.

In a short interview with the San Jose Mercury News, Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, touts the W3C's HTML 5 standard, which was finally published last week after eight years of work. Sir Berners-Lee sees HTML 5 as advancing the Web as the central platform for delivering Internet content and applications, to mobile devices as well as PC users.

Q. How do you use the Web? Are there any sites or services that you use regularly?

A. We do all our work at the W3C on the Web — everything. We have a mantra: If it's not on the Web, it doesn't exist. When discussing things in a meeting, everything we do, the minutes of the meetings, it's always on the Web.

Some other quick takes on HTML 5 are here.

 
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  • (Score: 2) by acid andy on Sunday November 02 2014, @09:26AM

    by acid andy (1683) on Sunday November 02 2014, @09:26AM (#112370) Homepage Journal

    HTML 5: If it's not compatible with the old browsers on the web, it doesn't exist. Seriously though, that's the way I first read his quote in the headline.

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