The most important role that the W3C plays, according to its website, is "Leading the Web to Its Full Potential" (their extraneous caps). So next time you get stuck in a pop-up loop of hardcore fisting pre-teens, you have the W3C to thank.
On a normal day, W3C publishes things like HAY GUISE I DEVELOPED A STANDARD WHY NOBODY IS IMPLEMENTING IT?? and nobody cares.
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