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20 March 2009 is live!

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The long-announced W3C site redesign is finally going live, in beta for the time being, at

Although I’m far from having been the lead in that project – nobody has even come closed to the amount of energy and willpower Ian has put into it -, I’m still quite proud of the areas where I have been able to contribute to, in particular the completely new information architecture, the focus on usability on user-centric navigation, as well as some participation in the software architecture and development that is used in the background of this redesign.

I’m hoping many will find the new site a vast improvement on the current site, and that we’ll also get plenty of contributions, in the form of comments, bug reports, and some of the texts that we still need to complete some of our new pages.

Picture of Dominique Hazael-MassieuxDominique Hazaël-Massieux ( is part of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Staff; his interests cover a number of Web technologies, as well as the usage of open source software in a distributed work environment.