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W3C Weekly News - 27 June 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 20:35:02 -0700
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                             W3C Weekly News

                         19 June - 27 June 2001

XML Base and XLink Become W3C Recommendations

   27 June 2001: The World Wide Web Consortium today released XML Base
   and XML Linking Language (XLink) as W3C Recommendations. The
   specifications are stable, and have been reviewed by the W3C
   Membership, who favor their adoption by industry. XLink provides a
   way to allow elements to be inserted into XML documents in order to
   create and describe links between resources; XML Base provides a way
   to indicate the URI base for linking in XML. Read the press release.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xmlbase-20010627/
    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-xlink-20010627/
    http://www.w3.org/2001/06/link-base-pressrelease

XML Encryption Syntax and Processing Working Draft Published

   27 June 2001: The XML Encryption Working Group has released the first
   Working Draft of XML Encryption Syntax and Processing. This document
   specifies a process for encrypting data and representing the result
   in an XML Encryption "EncryptedData" element which contains or
   identifies the cipher data. Comments are welcome. Read about the W3C
   XML Encryption Activity.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-xmlenc-core-20010626/
    http://www.w3.org/Encryption/2001/Activity

Decryption Transform for XML Signature Working Draft Published

   27 June 2001: The XML Encryption Working Group has released the first
   Working Draft of Decryption Transform for XML Signature. A transform
   is defined, enabling digital signatures verification even if both
   signature and encryption operations are performed on an XML document.
   The editors welcome comments.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-xmlenc-decrypt-20010626.html

User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Draft Published

   27 June 2001: The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
   has published a Working Draft of User Agent Accessibility Guidelines
   1.0 in response to Last Call comments. This document provides
   guidelines for designing user agents that lower barriers to Web
   accessibility for people with visual, hearing, physical, and
   cognitive disabilities. Comments are invited. Read about the W3C Web
   Accessibility Initiative.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-UAAG10-20010622/
    http://www.w3.org/WAI/

Techniques for User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Draft Published

   27 June 2001: The User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group
   has released a new Working Draft of Techniques for User Agent
   Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. This document is a companion to UAAG
   1.0, and covers the accessibility of user interfaces, content
   rendering, application programming interfaces (APIs), and languages
   such as HTML, CSS, and SMIL. Comments are welcome.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-UAAG10-TECHS-20010622/

XML Blueberry Requirements Working Draft Published

   20 June 2001: The XML Core Working Group has published the first
   public Working Draft of XML Blueberry Requirements. The draft lists
   the design principles and requirements for a revision of XML 1.0
   being developed to address Unicode character set and line ending
   issues. Comments are welcome. Read about the W3C XML Activity.

    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-xml-blueberry-req-20010620
    http://www.w3.org/XML/Activity

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