Last August I wrote about the way HTML5 would accelerate the transition of the Web from static to dynamic content, from a document model to a programming environment. Now, via Slashdot, we learn of Yahoo's plans to open-source most of their tools for publishing HTML5. Details below the fold.
As I've been saying for some time, techniques like this are making our current approaches to collecting and preserving Web content less and less effective as time goes by. It is time to invest in some R&D.