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Weekly digest of W3C news and trends

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 17:30:04 +0100
To: public-w3c-digest@w3.org
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This is the 7-14 December 2012 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 apprehended in online media.

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

Notably this week:

- 1500 stories about W3C on Twitter in 7 days.
- 3100 mentions of W3C in 7 days with a peak yesterday (680 mentions) that  
matches the advancement of WOFF 1.0 to W3C Recommendation.
- net increase of 401 Twitter followers in 7 days, now 50934 followers.
- 20 posts that dlvr.it posted to StatusNet, Twitter and Facebook between  
Dec 04 - Dec 11 got 29K clicks (+16%), delivered to 58.6K connections  

Below is the compilation of what I harvested monitoring the  
(micro)blogosphere and press. The social media part of this digest is made  
of many pieces (including Spec publications, TAG election), while the  
press part is populated only with 3 articles.

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  

* (17) Guidance on Applying WCAG 2.0 to Non-Web Information and  
Communications Technologies

* (1939) Anil Dash: The Web We Lost

* (109) David Rogers: Ordinary people must have a say in deciding the  
future of the web

* TAG Election (#tag2013)

(12) Larry Masinter Musings: I Invented the W3C TAG
(23) Peter Linss: “Changing the TAG – An Unexpected Opportunity”
(16) Yehuda Katz call for vote
(9) Paul Irish’ support
(22) Anne van Kesteren: Web architecture
(103) Yuhuda Katz: I’m Running to Reform the W3C’s TAG
(18) Marcos Cáceres: W3C TAG elections
(94) Alex Russell: Reforming the W3C TAG [published in July]

* WOFF 1.0 to REC
(21) <http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/REC-WOFF-20121213/>
(30) <http://twitter.com/typesupply/status/279248045852483584>

* (16) Ambient Light Events WD

* (19) Semantic Web Activity Blog: A Major Release of PROV

* (96) Dominique’s update: Standards for Web Applications on Mobile:  
current state and roadmap (November 2012)

* (12) YarcData press release: YarcData Joins W3C Consortium to Promote  
SPARQL and RDF Standards

* (11) OWL 2 to REC

* (15) W3C (INRIA/ERCIM) hires a busdev person: Ingénieur Développement  
Commercial W3C (H/F)

* (22) HTML 5.1 Nightly

W3C in the Press (or some blogs)

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

    HTML5 Progress Report
    Sencha Blog (13 December)

    Ordinary people must have a say in deciding the future of the web
    The Guardian Media Network (13 December)

    Putting Privacy First in 2013
    TechNet Blogs (12 December)

   Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
      W3C/ERCIM - B219 - 2004, rte des lucioles - 06410 Biot - FR
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33492387590 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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