A brief history of web standards – available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

A huge thank you to Samuel Chong who’s translated my article A Brief History of Web Standards into both traditional and simplified Chinese. This brings the collection of translations up to three with the Greek translation: Web网站标准的简史以及对使用者的好处 – Simplified Chinese Web網站標準的簡史以及對使用者的好處 – traditional Chinese Τα web standards και η χρησιμότητά τους – Greek. You can… Continue Reading A brief history of web standards – available in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

Yay Factor! Opera MAMA, Standards.Next, Richard Madeley for Speaker, braille displays and Chinese food

Hot off the web this week we have: Opera MAMA – a sneak peek at early results for headings, images and summary. Combining title and alt text on images – from David Dorward. Just say “no” I say. Standards.Next – Informal bootcamps about tomorrow’s web standards today (yes, today) kicks off with an HTML meetup… Continue Reading Yay Factor! Opera MAMA, Standards.Next, Richard Madeley for Speaker, braille displays and Chinese food

Seven things meme

Having been tagged by Gez Lemon here are my seven things and seven people. The idea behind the meme is that you share seven facts about yourself and then pass it on to seven other people by name checking them in the post. Rules of the seven things meme Link to your original tagger(s) and… Continue Reading Seven things meme

Don’t go spoiling the party: Google Chrome to support ActiveX in Korea

According to CNET Asia, Google announced ActiveX support for Google Chrome in Korea yesterday. I was particularly disappointed to read this as it reinforces crappy standards support and locking people into using certain browsers and denying choice. Of course I would say this being an Opera employee however with my Opera hat off I can… Continue Reading Don’t go spoiling the party: Google Chrome to support ActiveX in Korea