Site aims to be a central resource for information about all sorts of topics related to HTML5.
...Berners-Lee appears in the video for the launch of Web Platform Docs, which has achieved the unusual step of bringing together Apple, Google and Microsoft – normally fierce rivals – to collaborate on the development of HTML5. Other partners in the scheme include the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), where Berners-Lee works; and Facebook, Nokia, Adobe, HP, Opera Software and the Mozilla Foundation.
The purpose of the scheme is set out in its blog (and in the video below):
So the purpose, it says, is:
WebPlatform.org will have accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive references and tutorials for every part of client-side development and design, with quirks and bugs revealed and explained. It will have in-depth indicators of browser support and inter-operability, with links to tests for specific features....