Wednesday, November 16, 2005

W3C opens India Office

Pallab had this entry on The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) opening its India Office at Noida, India hosted by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC Noida).

Seen as as "the national contact point for W3C activities in India," this India Office of W3C will be instrumental in promoting efforts in local languages, broaden W3C's geographical base, and encourage international participation in W3C Activities.

The site has a listing of W3C Prospectus W3C related events in India, Indian members of the W3C, Latest News & Newsletters, and Mailing List

At the top of Indian Members List of the W3C is Department of Information Technology, Government of India, (http://mit.gov.in) Just out of curiosity I checked for its conformance to W3C Recommendations and other standards with W3C Markup Validation Service. Here is the result: Failed validation, 80 errors.

The website of CDAC India, second on the list, was down. But I am sure we'll find even more surprising results!

http://www.w3cindia.in/

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Arpit said...

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