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Weekly digest of W3C news and trends: DRM in scope with HTML, #W3Cebooks Workshop, Jaffe’s #TOCcon keynote, #XML is 15, etc.

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:16:24 +0100
To: public-w3c-digest@w3.org
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This is the 8-15 February 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and  
trends" that the W3C Communications Team prepares for the W3C Membership  
and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived [1]) [sent  
separately]. This digest aggregates information about W3C from online  
media, a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3c-digest/

This week was very lively!

Notably this week :

- over 1000 stories about W3C on Twitter in 7 days.
- over 4000 mentions of W3C in 7 days, with a peak on 12 Feb 1556  
mentions). Top story: DRM in scope of HTML

- With 54783 Twitter followers, net increase of 490 followers in the past  

Below is the compilation of what I harvested monitoring the  
(micro)blogosphere and press.

W3C-related Twitter buzz
[Things that were tweeted frequently, things that caught my attention, etc.
  Most *recent* first (popularity is flagged with the figure between  
parenthesis —that is the number of times the same URIs or tweet was  

* (56) Webmonkey: Improve Your Website's Accessibility With the W3C's  
'Guide to Using ARIA'

* DRM in scope with HTML:
- (230+) Slashdot: W3C Declares DRM In-Scope For HTML

- (16) Re: EME FPWD CfC is closed from Robin Berjon on 2013-02-12

* TOCcon (Tools of Change for Publishing Conference): Jeff Jaffe’s keynote  
made an impression.
"Digital Publishing with HTML5 and the Open Web Platform"
His slides: <http://www.w3.org/2013/Talks/jj-toc2013.pptx>

Also available, a short interview at TOC NY 2013: “Jeff Jaffe on the  
importance of the Open Web Platform to the future of publishing” (4:28)

* (35) W3DEVCAMPUS » W3C HTML5 Training

* (220+) W3C Workshop: Electronic Books and the Open Web Platform

* (120) W3C ALA column: W3C in the wild, reaching out to open more  
channels with the web maker community, by Doug Schepers

* (500+) XML 15th birthday:

- (82) @w3c: Happy birthday XML! #xmlprague

- (44) Interoperability @ microsoft: Happy Birthday XML!

- (51) @timbray: Happy 15th birthday, XML: http://t.co/uP08BSHi
   (101) ongoing by Tim Bray · XML’s 15th Birthday

* (70) Open Data on the Web, 23 - 24 April 2013, London

W3C in the Press (or blogs)

18 articles this week, 9 about DRM/HTML (in English, French, Spanish,  
German, Dutch, Italian).
Below is a selection.

[Most recent first.
  title, source (date), link.
  Find keywords on our Press clippings page:  
http://www.w3.org/Press/Articles ]

    After 25 Titles & 5M+ Installs, Game Closure Goes Public, Open Source  
With Its HTML5 Game Development Kit
    TechCrunch (14 February)

    IEEE Standards Association and W3C “Open Future Series” Champions More  
Collaborative, Interconnected Future During SXSW 2013
    Enhance Online News (14 February)

    Improve Your Website’s Accessibility With the W3C’s ‘Guide to Using  
    Webmonkey | Wired.com (14 February)

    Do Not Track browser standard: Back on the rails
    CNET (13 February)

    PayPal, Lenovo spearhead effort to kill passwords
    ZDNet (12 February)

    Mieux comprendre l’écosystème autour du développement de HTML (Better  
understand the ecosystem around the development of HTML)
    Openweb.eu.org (12 February)

    W3C to explore a proposal bringing DRM hooks to HTML
    Engadget (12 February)

    DRM for the Web? Say It Ain’t So
    Webmonkey | Wired.com (12 February)

    W3C in the Wild
    A List Apart (11 February)

    Happy Birthday XML!
    Interoperability @ microsoft (10 February)

    Google, Mozilla Demonstrate WebRTC with Video Chat in Browsers - How  
Will Microsoft React?
    WebRTC World (7 February)

  Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33643220001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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