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W3C Weekly News - 10 December 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 20:54:34 -0800
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                             W3C Weekly News

                      5 December - 10 December 2001

W3C Team Talks at XML 2001

   W3C Team members will speak at XML 2001 USA, being held 9-14 December
   in Orlando, Florida:

     *  Daniel Weitzner, "Patents and Web Standards"
     *  Karl Dubost, "W3C Quality Assurance Activity Initiated"
     *  Chris Lilley, "Not Just SVG - Integrated XML Graphics"
     *  Dean Jackson, "SVG Mobile - SVG on resource-limited devices"
     *  Henry S. Thompson, "Schema Languages Comparison," and "Normal
            Form Conventions for XML Representations of Structured Data"
     *  Philippe Le Hegaret, "Update from the W3C DOM Activity"
     *  Hugo Haas, "Update on the Work of the W3C XML Protocol Activity"
     *  C. M. Sperberg-McQueen is a member of the XML 2001 Planning


XForms Working Draft Published

   10 December 2001: The XForms Working Group has released a new Working
   Draft of "XForms 1.0." More flexible than previous HTML and XHTML
   form technologies, the new generation of Web forms called XForms
   separates purpose, presentation, and data. Comments are welcome.


DOM Level 2 HTML Last Call Published

   10 December 2001: The sixth component of DOM Level 2, the "Document
   Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification" has been published as
   a Last Call Working Draft. The draft is a set of interfaces used to
   manipulate the structure and contents of HTML and XHTML documents.
   Comments are invited through 7 January 2002. Read more about the W3C
   DOM Activity.


W3C Launches XML Key Management Activity

   9 December 2001: W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the XML
   Key Management Activity. The Activity will develop an XML application
   that allows a client to obtain key information from a Web service.
   Based on the "XML Key Management Specification (XKMS)," the Activity
   is chartered to produce a companion Recommendation for the IETF/W3C
   XML Encryption and XML Digital Signature Activities. Read more in the
   XML Key Management Activity statement.


Tim Berners-Lee Keynote for W3C Day Available

   6 December 2001: 160 participants and 24 members of the press
   attended W3C Day on 29 November at Keio University in Tokyo. The
   prerecorded introductory talk by W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee has
   both English and Japanese subtitles (SMIL 2.0 player required).


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