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The Multilingual Web: A Status Report

New standards activity at the W3C and other standards bodies is helping improve the globalization of the Web. From HTML5 to CSS3, from JavaScript to Unicode bidi, support for creating international content and Web-based applications is evolving quickly. This presentation focuses on the activity of the W3C Internationalization Working Group, exploring developments over the past year, as well as the status and challenges of on-going work.

Addison Phillips is the International Architect at Amazon Lab126, creator of the Kindle and Kindle Fire. He is also the current chair of the W3C Internationalization Working Group.

Schedule:

6:30-7:00 Social time with snacks 
7:00-8:00 Presentation and discussion 
8:00-8:30 Social time

Disclosure policies: Adobe requires all visitors to their office to sign a non-disclosure agreement in case you see or hear anything Adobe-confidential while at their office. Note however that all information shared at the meet-up itself is considered public and may be used by anyone at the meet-up with no restrictions. Therefore, please do not share proprietary information or intellectual property that you or your organization would not appreciate to become public knowledge. 

Adobe Systems’ San Francisco office is in easy walking distance from Muni bus lines 12, 19, 22, 27, and 47. Line 10 brings you directly to the office, but won’t run after the event. San Francisco Caltrain station (with additional Muni bus and metro lines) isn’t too far off, although after dark you might prefer taking a taxi. Adobe has a garage, which includes bike cages, but you have to get in by 6:30.

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  • Janice

    May 14, 2014

  • Thomas F.

    Sorry to have missed this. Hope next time I get my schedule settled!

    May 13, 2014

  • Marcelo

    Thank you Addison for a great presentation. Also, to Janice and the Adobe folks for hosting us. I look forward to the recording of the event.

    May 13, 2014

  • Shawn X.

    Very nice talk, thanks Addison! And thank you Janice and Larry for hosting the event and preparing delicious pizza and cookies. Much appreciated. :-)

    1 · May 13, 2014

  • Reinhard S.

    Very informative, as usual, Addison! Now I have a bunch of homework to do! And I hope there will be more...

    May 13, 2014

  • tex

    I wanted to attend, but won't be able to now. Best regards to everyone.

    May 12, 2014

  • Joe D.

    Sorry I will not be able to attend. Regrets, I was looking forward to Addison's discussion.

    May 12, 2014

  • Jessica R.

    So sad to miss this one, but I will be out of town. Will there be a recording? I recall from TAUS that Addison is a great speaker!

    May 10, 2014

  • Marcelo

    Great topic. I'll forward to presentaiton

    April 23, 2014

  • Ultan

    Will be back in the Bay Area then. Looking forward to it.

    April 1, 2014

  • Jean-François V.

    Sorry, I'll most likely be traveling that week. Sounds like a great topic though.

    April 1, 2014

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