Saturday, September 03, 2005

Steven Pemberton, W3C/CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

XHTML2 {u/a}nd XForms: "Researcher at the Dutch national research centre CWI (first European Internet site)

Co-designed the programming language ABC, that was later used as the basis for Python

In the late 80's designed and built a browser, with extensible markup, stylesheets, vector graphics, client-side scripting, etc. Ran on Mac, Unix, Atari ST

Organised 2 workshops at the first Web conference in 1994

Co-author of HTML4, CSS, XHTML, XML Events, XForms, etc

Chair of W3C HTML and Forms working groups
Until recently Editor-in-Chief of ACM/interactions."


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