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W3C Weekly News - 22 October 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 17:24:27 -0700
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                             W3C Weekly News

                   Week of 16 October - 22 October 2001

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Becomes a W3C Recommendation

   16 October 2001: The World Wide Web Consortium released the
   "Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) 1.0" as a W3C Recommendation.
   The specification has been reviewed by the W3C Membership, who favor
   its adoption by industry. Designers use an XSL stylesheet to express
   how source content should be styled, laid out, and paginated onto a
   presentation medium such as a browser window, a pamphlet or a book.
   Read the press release and testimonials.


XML Events Working Draft Published

   17 October 2001: The HTML Working Group has released the fourth
   public Working Draft of "XML Events." The specification was renamed
   from "XHTML Events," with significant changes. It defines a module
   used to associate behaviors with document-level markup through DOM
   Level 2 event model support. Comments are welcome. Read more on the
   HTML home page.


XML Encryption Last Call Working Drafts Published

   18 October 2001: The XML Encryption Working Group has released three
   Last Call Working Drafts. "XML Encryption Requirements" provides XML
   syntax and processing requirements for encrypting digital content.
   "XML Encryption Syntax and Processing" specifies a process for
   encrypting data and representing the result in an EncryptedData
   element for cipher data. "Decryption Transform for XML Signature"
   enables the repeated encryption and signing of parts of XML
   documents. Comments are welcome through 9 November. Read about the
   W3C XML Encryption Activity.


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