W3C Launches New HTML Working Group
As a member of ACM I regularly get tech news announcements. This happened to be one of them. Below is from the W3C home page:
2007-03-07: W3C is pleased to invite participation in the new HTML Working Group, chartered to create the next HTML standard with the active participation of browser vendors, software developers, and content designers. “It’s time to revisit the standard and see what we can do to meet the current community needs, and to do so effectively with commitments from browser manufacturers in a visible and open way,” said Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director.
Now I have to admit to being curious about what is going on – after all anything new dealing with the web affects me as PHP coder. Since the W3C is supposedly interested in input from the Web community and content developers, I decided to see who from PHP would be there. Granted it is very early for the formation of the group so it didn’t really surprise me to see no one from PHP that I know or heard about in there, but I wonder if anyone from the PHP Group will become a “invited expert” somewhere down the road.
Oh I know – they already are extremely busy working on the various PHP versions (for which I thank them), and this would only add more work to people who are already doing more then their fair share. But a girl can wish – can’t she.
(And just because I know there will be someone out there that says/thinks I should do it since I’m sitting here talking about it… Well I must admit to considering it – but I really am not qualified for something like this. Though I do wish I was.)