On the 28th of October 2014 the W3C officially recommended HTML5. The majority of web developers have been using HTML5 for years now so, while we welcome the news, we can’t help but think, “Finally, what took so long?“.
This article by Paul Ford, The Group That Rules the Web does a great job summarising the W3C’s role in the World Wide Web that we all use and also explains the role of a much newer group called the WHATWG.
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