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W3C Weekly News - 27 August 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 21:00:24 -0700
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                             W3C Weekly News

                    Week of 21 August - 27 August 2001

XQuery/XPath Functions and Operators Working Draft Published

   27 August 2001: Two joint task forces from the W3C XML Query, XML
   Schema, and XSL Working Groups have released the first publication of
   "XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Functions and Operators Version 1.0" as a
   Working Draft. Written for use in XQuery, XPath and related XML
   standards, the document defines operations on XML schema datatypes
   and operators and functions on nodes and node sequences as defined in
   the "XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Data Model." Read about the W3C XML


Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Working Draft Published

   24 August 2001: The W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
   Working Group has released a Working Draft of the "Web Content
   Accessibility Guidelines 2.0" showing how checkpoints more generalized
   and less HTML-specific than WCAG 1.0 might read. The checkpoints
   explain how to make Web content accessible to people with
   disabilities. Read about the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI).


XSLT 1.1 Working Draft Published

   24 August 2001: The XSL Working Group has published a final Working
   Draft of "XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 1.1." Except for its
   status, it is unchanged from the previous draft. Requirements for
   version 1.1 will be considered for XSLT 2.0. An XSLT style sheet
   describes rules for transforming a source tree into a result tree.
   The source tree can be filtered and reordered, and arbitrary
   structure can be added. Learn more about XSL and the W3C Style


DOM Level 3 Events Working Draft Published

   23 August 2001: The DOM Working Group has published an updated
   Working Draft of the "Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events
   Specification." The DOM is a platform- and language-neutral interface
   that allows programs and scripts to dynamically access and update the
   content, structure, and style of documents. Comments are invited.
   Read about the W3C DOM Activity.


Speech Recognition Grammar Last Call Working Draft Published

   22 August 2001: The W3C Voice Browser Working Group has released a
   Last Call Working Draft of the Speech Recognition Grammar
   Specification. With this language, developers can specify words and
   patterns of words to be listened for by speech recognizers. Please
   send your comments by 28 September. Visit the Voice Browser home


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