Other W3C Activities
This chapter summarizes some other important and interesting activities
The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
WAI define guidelines for how to make Web
content accessible to people with disabilities.
WAI is working for "Web accessibility for
all" through technology, guidelines, tools, education, research, and
W3C WAI Recommendation
Mathematical Markup Language (MathML)
MathML is an XML-based language for describing mathematical
The goal of MathML is to enable mathematics to be served, received,
and processed on the Web, just as HTML
has enabled this functionality for text.
The W3C MathML Recommendation
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
SVG is an XML-language for describing 2D-graphics and graphical applications.
SVG graphics do NOT lose any quality if they are zoomed or resized.
If you want to learn more about SVG, please visit W3Schools'
The W3C SVG 1.1
The W3C SVG 1.2 Working
Ink Markup Language (InkML)
InkML is an XML data format for representing digital ink data that is input
with an electronic pen or stylus as part of a multimodal system.
The W3C InkML Working
The W3C Internationalization Activity has the goal of proposing and
coordinating any techniques, conventions, guidelines and activities within the
W3C and together with other organizations that allow and make it easy to use W3C
technology worldwide, with different languages, scripts, and cultures.
Voice Browser Activity
W3C Voice Browser Activity is about expanding the Web to allow people to
interact via spoken commands and synthetic speech.
Markup Language (VoiceXML)
Synthesis Markup Language
Recognition Grammar Specification
Voice Browser Call
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