June 28, 2022
W3C to become a public-interest non-profit organization. The World Wide Web Consortium is set to pursue 501(c)(3) non-profit status. The launch as a new legal entity in January 2023 preserves the core mission of the Consortium to shepherd the web by developing open standards with contributions from W3C Members, staff, and the international community. [Full Announcement].
November 29, 2007
Checkpoint's Alliance with 3M for Expansion of Services to Library Community. Checkpoint Systems which has been providing a range of award-winning security and productivity products to the library profession since 1967, has entered into a global strategic sales and marketing alliance with 3M that enables Checkpoint to implement a bold new strategy for serving the library marketplace on two fronts. [Full Announcement].
May 2, 2001
World Wide Web Consortium issues XML Schema as a W3C recommendation: two years of development produces comprehensive solution for XML vocabularies. The World Wide Web Consortium issues XML Schema as a W3C Recommendation. XML Schemas define shared markup vocabularies, the structure of XML documents which use those vocabularies, and provide hooks to associate semantics with them. [Full Announcement].