Opinions are split on whether the battle for web standards in won or not with many claiming that web standards are now no longer the vanguard but mainstream. Awareness is higher, laws exist to reinforce it and there is a good grass roots army of developers out there who will do their darnedest to built… Continue Reading Lost in translationRead more "Lost in translation"
Reading specifications isn’t always at the top of everyone’s to-do list but if you’re working on the web and need to pinpoint the exact usage of HTML or CSS quite often you find yourself buried in a spec trying to figure something out. This is all well and good if your native language is English… Continue Reading W3C translation search toolRead more "W3C translation search tool"
I just posted a Buzz article about web standards in China on the Web Standards Project (WaSP) website. When over there in October I spent time with some really smart developers and students talking about web standards and trying to better understand the situation in China. The article is really a round-up of a few… Continue Reading Web standards round up for ChinaRead more "Web standards round up for China"
All eyes are on the Beijing 2008 Olympics with the opening ceremony happening as we speak. For those of us not lucky enough to be there we have to rely on TV, radio and the web to find out the latest news, scores, timetables and updates. The Beijing 2008 website is going to arguably be… Continue Reading Beijing website part two: Internationalisation (#080808)Read more "Beijing website part two: Internationalisation (#080808)"
I’m really excited and honoured to say that together with Lisa Herrod, aka Scenariogirl , I will be taking over leadership of the Web Standards Project (WaSP) International Liaison Group (ILG). We’ll be stepping up to the table to replace Glenda Sims aka Glenda the Goodwitch and Steph Troeth (a tough double act to follow… Continue Reading Leading the WaSP International Liasion GroupRead more "Leading the WaSP International Liasion Group"
The Colour Contrast Analyser for Mac is now available in Chinese, download a copy from The Paciello Group. The work these guys are doing internationalising their tools is fantastic. Well done Steve, Jedi and the team.Read more "Colour Contrast Analyser for Mac is now available in Chinese"