BARCELONA, Spain--Jeff Jaffe's job requires both patience and impatience.
Patience, because the World Wide Web Consortium--of which he's been chief executive for nearly a year--is an unwieldy standards group trying to encompass the disparate agendas of dozens of companies.
And impatience, because if the W3C doesn't move fast enough, the Web will move on without it.
It was clear from an interview with CNET that Jaffe is trying to strike the right balance. The W3C is tackling a range Web standards from the newer idea of augmented reality to the politically charged overhaul of HTML, the … Read more