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Chrome Graphics Programming Upgrades

Google Introduces HTML 5.1 Tag To Chrome 94

darthcamaro (735685) writes "Forget about HTML5, that's already passe — Google is already moving on to HTML5.1 support for the upcoming Chrome 38 release. Currently only a beta, one of the biggest things that web developers will notice is the use of the new "picture" tag which is a container for multiple image sizes/formats. Bottom line is it's a new way to think about the "IMG" tag that has existed since the first HTML spec."
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Google Introduces HTML 5.1 Tag To Chrome

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  • nail in W3C coffin (Score:1, Interesting)

    by globaljustin ( 574257 ) on Saturday August 30, 2014 @12:32AM (#47789421) Journal

    can we give the WHATWG [wikipedia.org] the credit they deserve now?

    the W3C (including "inventor of the internet" Behrners-Lee) intentionally retarded the development of new HTML & CSS standards in order to push for 'baked-in' DRM/tracking capability...

    they couldn't get the changes into a version of HTML, so they sat on their thumbs and used process to keep HTML from progressing...repeat: W3C tried to keep new development of HTML from happening

    enter WHATWG

    we only have HTML5 & CSS3 because of WHATWG...look at the W3C...they **still** are on some version of HTML

    let's get HTML5.1 across all platforms and make it the permanent development channel...it practically is so already, but I want to see people integrate this important truth of the **development of the whole internet** into their (your!) schema for tech

  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday August 30, 2014 @08:29AM (#47790453)

    This browser war is already over, and Chrome has won, both on the desktop and on mobile devices. It probably has over 50% of the market at this point. IE is the next biggest player at around 20%. Firefox is a footnote, at around 10% or less. Safari and Opera are less relevant than Firefox. And the remaining browsers are even less relevant than they are.

    It didn't even have to be this way. If the Forefox devs had only listened to their users several years ago and fixed Firefox's speed and memory problems, then these users wouldn't have had to flee to Chrome. Firefox, and Mozilla, would still have actual influence over the future of the web.

What is worth doing is worth the trouble of asking somebody to do.