W3C Finalizes CSS 2.1; Meyer, Gustafson, Pope, and Malarkey weigh in.

CASCADING STYLE SHEETS Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS 2.1) Specification (or CSS 2.1 to its friends) has become a real boy, with W3C stamping its seal of approval and making the spec a W3C Recommendation. But in an age of rapidly iterating browsers that are already working hard to win the race regarding CSS3 compatibility, is the W3C now an anachronism? Standard[s] advocates don’t seem to think so.”

—Craig Grannell, .net magazine, 9 June 2011 It’s official: W3C finalises CSS 2.1

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  1. Doesn’t the W3C risk losing their place in the world to the marketplace at large? Consumers are demanding quality HTML5-/CSS3-driven experiences—and given the innovation happening outside the W3C, I wonder if it does away with the historical need for validation by a non-governing body. At what point will the W3C shrink to an academic exercise?

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