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W3C Weekly News - 6 August 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 18:34:38 -0700
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                             W3C Weekly News

                     Week of 31 July - 6 August 2001

SVG Requirements Working Drafts Published

   3 August 2001: The SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) Working Group has
   released two Working Drafts of design principles and requirements.
   SVG 1.1/2.0 Requirements applies to future versions of the SVG
   language, and SVG Mobile Requirements applies to an SVG mobile
   profile to be developed for small devices. Read more about W3C work
   on SVG.


W3C Team Presentations in August

   31 July 2001: Eric Miller participates in the panel "The Semantic Web
   Elephant: What Do the Blind Men See?" at the International Joint
   Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) held 4-10 August in
   Seattle, Washington, USA. Philipp Hoschka and Vincent Quint will
   attend École d'été PDMS 2001 in Autrans, France on 27 August: Vincent
   presents "L'évolution des standards du World Wide Web Consortium,"
   and Philipp presents "Le multimédia sur le web: Etat de l'art, enjeux
   et perspectives." Charles McCathieNevile speaks on "Accessibility -
   What and Why" and gives a workshop on "Accessibility - How" on
   30 August in Perth, Western Australia.


CSS3 module: Fonts Working Draft Published

   31 July 2001: The CSS Working Group has released the first Working
   Draft of CSS3 module: Fonts. This module contains the font sections
   of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Level 2, as well as the font
   decoration properties that are new in CSS Level 3. Comments are
   welcome on the public mailing list www-style@w3.org.


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