MELBOURNE, Australia—Feburary 22, 8AM AEST
Today marks a very special day — I’m proud to announce the official launch of the WHATWG HTML5 specification for web developers.
It features find-as-you-type search, offline access, beautiful typography, technical references pulled inline, and alternate styles for handheld devices or low resolution displays.
The aim? To produce a companion specification for web developers to use on a regular basis. All details that are considered “for browser vendors” are omitted.
Time passed, and a lot of things happened, but in January 2011, I started logging to IRC—basically, to become a part of the web standards community.
Last week I wrote about participating actively in web standards. What you see above is the result of my participation with the WHATWG and W3C. As this project draws towards the end, I look forward to working with the amazing people who helped along the way—