IPDF, W3C Mull Merger

Wednesday May 11th 2016 by Developer.com Staff
Share:

The groups have been collaborating for three years already.

Two of the biggest Web technology organizations are considering a merger. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which creates Web language standards, and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), which promotes electronic publishing, are considering joining together. The two groups have already been working together closely for several years.

“We share an exciting vision for W3C and IDPF to fully align the publishing industry and core Web technology,” said Tim Berners-Lee, director of the W3C. “This will create a rich media environment for digital publishing that opens up new possibilities for readers, authors and publishers.”

The two groups expect to draft an official Memorandum of Understanding in relation to the merger by January 2017.

View article

Share:
Home
Mobile Site | Full Site
Copyright 2017 © QuinStreet Inc. All Rights Reserved