Text Layout for Arabic Script; TimBL at WWW2018; Accessibility; Jeff Jaffe at mEnabling Summit; 10p Web coins; WebRTC; HTML5 apps; WebAssembly;

This is the 19 February - 5 March 2018 edition of the "weekly digest  of news and trends" that the W3C Communications Team prepares for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list [1]. 

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

1) W3C, Web and HTML5 related Twitter trends
[What was tweeted frequently, caught my attention, etc. -  with most *popular* first]

22 February 2018
Text Layout Requirements for the Arabic Script just published as First Public Working Draft. https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/WD-alreq-20180222/ … Still plenty to do! Looking for comments and contributors. https://github.com/w3c/alreq/issues … (Or help with other languages: http://w3c.github.io/typography/gap-analysis/language-matrix.html …)
(56 Retweets, 77 Likes)

28 February 2018
Thurs 26/04 join us after the keynote for an exciting panel chaired by @DameWendyDBE with panelists @timberners_lee (@MIT_CSAIL, @w3c), @vgcerf (@Google), @VillaniCedric (@UniversiteLyon, @InHenriPoincare), @Ruhi_Sarikaya (@amazon) & Antoine Bordes (@Facebook)! More info soon…
(22 Retweets, 39 Likes )

20 February 2018
A6: Start with the Four Principles of #Accessibility:   Perceivable  Operable  Understandable  Robust From @W3C: https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/intro.html#introduction-fourprincs-head … #AXSChat
(8 Retweets, 4 Likes)

21 February 2018
We are thrilled to announce that @jeff_jaffe, CEO of @w3c, will be delivering the opening keynote address at #mEnabling18 this June https://goo.gl/wQGDjG 
(7 Retweets, 14 Likes)

2) Other news: (open web and net neutrality

*  New 10p coin collection celebrates queuing, cricket, tea and other 'quintessentially British' things
1 March 2018
by Sara Spary 

*  The FCC's net-neutrality protections are about to disappear — but supporters are moving on multiple fronts to put them back in place
3 March 2018 
SF Gate
by Rachel Sandler

3) W3C and W3C technologies in the Press (or blogs)
4 articles
[Most recent first. Find keywords on our Press clippings page: http://www.w3.org/Press/Articles ]

*  WebRTC: Is this Finally the Year?
27 February 2018
by Irwin Lazar

*  What is an HTML5 app and do I want one?
27 February 2018
Android Central

*  W3C WebAssembly Working Group Publishes Three First Public Working Drafts
21 February 2018
Programmable Web
by Patricio Robles

*  ADA Compliance ADA Compliance : un site e-commerce accessible à tous, une obligation légale aux Etats-Unis
("ADA Compliance: an e-commerce site accessible to all, a legal obligation in the United States”)
20 February 2018

Received on Monday, 5 March 2018 20:32:40 UTC