Articles and Interviews
- Current browsers and the User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: do current browsers follow UAAG, or are there things that could be improved?
- Browser Problems with the XML Prolog: In XHTML, the XML prolog is recommended but not required. What happens if you do use it? Check out these browser stats on prolog behavior.
- Web Standards For Business: In this article, François Nonnenmacher talks about how the separation of content and presentation falls in line with enforcing corporate brand and image through style guides, and how employing Web standards can benefit a company’s Web development process and technical support infrastructure. (Translated from the original French version.)
WaSP Asks The W3C
WaSP members submit frequently asked questions regarding standards to the W3C’s Quality Assurance Group for information. (also see: WaSP Asks The W3C). Here’s a list of currently available topics, in order of most recently published:
- Interview with Judy Brewer on WCAG 2.0
- How do we insert multimedia objects into Web documents in a backwards-compatible way? Part 1 and Part 2
- What is CC/PP?
- What benefits do we get from XHTML Modularization?
- HTML or XHTML: Which should we use and why?
- How do we serve XHTML with the right MIME type?
- How should Web authors specify character encodings in Web documents?
WaSP takes you behind the scenes with designers responsible for some of today’s big name standards-based redesigns.
- Jim Ramsey on The San Francisco Examiner — August 8 2004
- Ryan Carver on onetruefit.com — January 9 2004
- Todd Dominey on PGA.com — December8 2003
- Dan Cederholm on FastCompany/Inc.com — November 17 2003
WaSP Education Task Force Interviews
Periodically, the Education Task force conducts interviews with those in higher education who are using Web standards, either in their curricula or in their projects. These interviews help provide information about the challenges faced and how changes are made.
- 2006-9-26 Lars Gunther, Educator in Gymnasium (Sweden)
- 2006-8-28 Blake Elshire, Art Institute of Dallas (Texas, USA)
- 2006-5-22 José Trudel, Cégep de Saint-Jérôme (Montreal, Canada)
- 2006-4-12 Steve Smith, University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA)
- 2006-3-13 Tim Hannigan, Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada)
- 2005-9-6 Rose Pruyne, Pennsylvania State University (Pennsylvania, USA)
- 2005-8-1 Daniel Frommelt, University of Wisconsin-Platteville (USA)
- 2005-7-5 Dr. Vito Evola, University of Palermo (Italy)
- 2005-6-1 Jonathan Linczak, Webmaster, Hiram College (Ohio, USA)
The Web Standards Project is a grassroots coalition fighting for standards which ensure simple, affordable access to web technologies for all.