The Open Web Platform (OWP)

a nexus of the shared expectations

R. Alexander Miłowski

School of Information, UC Berkeley

What is the Open Web Platform (OWP)?

a platform for innovation, consolidation and cost efficiencies focused on those things that happen within, or intersect with, the actions of the Web browser. [1]

100+ specifications and counting [2] and a branding of what we think of as the Web browser.

Endorses the idea that a browser with a human in front of it is not the only user agent of the Web.

History in Context

W3C and Recommendations

Who knows what a W3C "Working Draft", "Candidate Recommendation", "Proposed Recommendation", and "Recommendation" mean?