What is the TAG?
Special group in W3C chartered to:
- document and build consensus around principles of Web architecture and to interpret and clarify these principles when necessary;
- resolve issues involving general Web architecture brought to the TAG;
- help coordinate cross-technology architecture developments inside and outside W3C.
5 6 elected, 3 appointed, 1 permanent chair (Tim),
1 staff contact (Yves)
Tim Berners-Lee (W3C) Chair
Daniel Appelquist (Samsung) co-Chair
Kenneth Christiansen (Intel)
Peter Linss (Invited Expert) co-Chair
David Baron (Mozilla)
Hadley Beeman (Invited Expert)
Yves Lafon (W3C) staff contact
Travis Leithead (Microsoft)
Sangwhan Moon (Odd Concepts)
Lukasz Olejnik (Invited Expert)
Alex Russell (Google)
Current work of the TAG
- Pondering deep questions about the web
- Writing stuff: findings and other output
- Design reviews (née “Spec Reviews”)
- Joint work with other groups
- Play a role in cross-organization liaisons
- Developer community engagement
The TAG's “Heartbeat” 💓
Requesting a TAG Review
Open an issue with us on GitHub
Some closed issues
What happens during a TAG review?
- One TAG member will own the issue
- We will likely invite someone to a TAG call or to join us at a f2f
- You will get live feedback from us in the github issue
- If appropriate we will issue a more formal feedback document
Where can I find the current work of the TAG?
Client-side API Design Principles
15 Developer Outreach Events since 2013
Mix of panel discussions and unconference-style “summits” (https://extensiblewebsummit.org)
Berlin / Boston / London / Melbourne / San Francisco / Tokyo
Some have been documented:
Some have been streamed:
Next event at next F2F: Seattle, 27 July
Take advantage of locations.
Talk to and hear from web developers.
Raise awareness of emerging web technologies.
Be visible: this is your web.
Get direct feedback from developers.
Help to prioritize.
The TAG has a diversity problem
The TAG should reflect the web technical community
We can best address this issue by nominating more diverse candidates
Please consider this when putting forward candidates for our upcoming elections
We're on github: https://github.com/w3ctag
Follow @w3ctag on Twitter
TAG Update for W3C AC May 2018 Meeting
By Daniel Appelquist