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The communities surrounding open source solutions are essential to ensuring these technologies thrive. For this reason, Igalia and its engineers are active members and supporters of the communities in which they work.

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. The W3C’s mission is to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure the long-term growth of the Web. Igalia joined the consortium in 2013 and co-chairs the W3C’s ARIA working group.

The Linux Foundation promotes, protects, and advances Linux by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source development community to ensure Linux remains free and technically advanced. Igalia has been an active member of The Linux Foundation and frequent participant in their events. Igalia is also member of Automotive Grade Linux Steering Committee.

The Khronos Group is a not-for-profit, member-funded consortium dedicated to the creation of royalty-free open standards for graphics, parallel computing, vision processing, and dynamic media on a variety of platforms, from the desktop to embedded and safety-critical devices. Igalia joined in 2016 and participates actively in the Khronos Conformance Testing Working Group focusing on the OpenGL, OpenGL ES, and Vulkan APIs.

ECMA is a not-for-profit organization with the purpose of developing and publish standards for Information & Communication Technology and Consumer Electronics. Igalia chairs the ECMA JavaScript TC39 group, a group that maintains and evolves the ECMAScript language specification.

The WHATWG is a standards community that maintains several important web standards. Among them, examples include: the HTML standard, the DOM standard, the URL standard. The WHATWG aims to develop standards more practically and efficiently than traditional standards organizations by removing overhead and placing a strong emphasis on requiring support from multiple implementers. The WHATWG doesn’t have the traditional notion of membership, but Igalians are active participants in these standards.

The GENIVI® Alliance is a non-profit industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open-source development platform. Igalia joined the alliance in 2013.

The Software Freedom Conservacy (SFC) is a nonprofit organization that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Igalia thanks SFC for taking care of its member projects’ needs, and has been donating funds since 2016.

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a nonprofit organization with a worldwide mission of defending civil liberties in the digital world. Igalia deeply appreciates their work protecting access to developing technology, and has donated to the foundation since 2017.

AGASOL (Asociación de Empresas Galegas de Software Libre) is an association of free software companies from Galicia. AGASOL’s main goals are promoting and spreading free software in our society, representing free software companies in public and private institutions, and generating business opportunities around free software. Igalia co-founded AGASOL in 2007.