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W3C Weekly News - 17 December 2001

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 21:19:22 -0800
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                             W3C Weekly News

                     11 December - 17 December 2001

W3C Forms Technical Architecture Group

   11 December 2001: W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the W3C
   Technical Architecture Group (TAG). The TAG will document
   cross-technology Web architecture principles, and resolve
   architectural issues. The TAG will conduct its work on a public
   mailing list. Chair Tim Berners-Lee, Paul Cotton, Roy Fielding, David
   Orchard, Norman Walsh, and Stuart Williams join appointees Tim Bray,
   Dan Connolly, and Chris Lilley as the first TAG participants. Read
   the press release and visit the TAG home page.


Component Extension API Note Published

   11 December 2001: "Component Extension (CX) API requirements Version
   1.0" has been published as a W3C Note. Produced by the HyperText
   Coordination Group, the Note describes requirements for browser
   plug-ins and an active component architecture for the Web for server
   and client software. Comments are welcome.


XML 1.1 Working Draft Published

   13 December 2001: The XML Core Working Group has published the first
   Working Draft of "XML 1.1." Built from XML Blueberry Requirements,
   the draft addresses Unicode character set and line ending issues.
   Everything that is not forbidden is permitted in XML 1.1 names.
   Comments are welcome. Read about the W3C XML Activity.


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