You have mentioned a new MultilingualWeb-LT Working Group at the W3C in conjunction with a European Commission project to further develop ideas around the ITS spec. What are the possibilities to join such group?
Just blogged about HTML5's new translate attribute. Yesterday Google added support to its online translation service for translate=no, and Microsoft has had support for a long time, so please start using it. Support for translate attribute was also added to Webkit/Chromium. Read the blog post to learn more.