How a new #HTML element will make the Web faster | Ars Technica
The story of the Picture element isn’t just an interesting tale of Web developers working together to make the Web a better place. It’s also a glimpse at the future. The separation between those who build the Web and those who create #Web_standards is disappearing. The W3C’s community groups are growing, and sites like Move the Web Forward aim to help bridge the gap between developer ideas and standards bodies.
There’s even a site devoted to what it calls “specifiction”—giving Web developers a place to suggest tools they need, discuss possible solutions, and then find the relevant #W3C working group to make it happen.