Posts Tagged ‘WHATWG’

Google Is Moving Away From Google Gears

LA Times is reporting: “We are excited that much of the technology in Gears, including offline support and geolocation APIs, are being incorporated into the HTML5 spec as an open standard supported across browsers, and see that as the logical next step for developers looking to include these features in their websites,” wrote a Google […]

Rebreaking The Web

It’s happening again. Once upon a time, browser vendors started adding their own features without consulting with each other and agreeing upon standards. What they created was a giant mess of inconsistencies across browsers and platforms that is still in effect today. Ask any web developer and they can tell you of the pains that […]

Google Gears

In case you were wondering what Google Gears meant to the planned support for Offline Web Applications in Firefox 3.0, here’s an article you may be interested in. No definitive answers, but does mention the possibility of combining ideas. Google Gears is pretty cool, but I’d be much more comfortable if Google submitted the API […]

Ian Hickson goes to Google

Ian Hickson has gone to Google. It’s great to see Google picking up great minds like him. WHATWG is clearly something Google should have an interest in. Considering how Google seems to be pushing the Web into this “Web 2.0” (yes it is a bullshtick term from the geeky technical perspective, but it’s relevant from […]

Apple and the Internet

Anyone still not reading David Hyatt’s Blog should start doing so ASAP. If you read this blog, and find anything relevant, you will most definitely find his relevant. He’s a browser guru with his hand in many things. A definite site to bookmark. A few comments on this whole Safari/Dashboard thing… Personally, I wish it […]