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Is the Sacred Cow of Web Standards Headed for the Slaughterhouse?

Dec 19, 2007, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])

"There's a movement afoot in the web development community that says it's time to move beyond standards and take the web to a new levels. Unhappy with the pace of innovation at the W3C, many developers are calling on browser manufacturers to go beyond supporting official W3C specifications and develop tools to support new features.

"Before the standardistas among us cry foul, keep in mind that no one is suggesting that we throw away existing standards. Instead the argument is that for innovation on the web to speed up, it might take some non-standard tools to jump start the process..."

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