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W3C Weekly News - 1 July 2004

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 11:06:50 -0700
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                                W3C Weekly News

                             15 June - 1 July 2004

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Call for Participation: Workshop on Constraints and Capabilities for
Web Services

   Position papers are due 27 August for the W3C Workshop on Constraints
   and Capabilities for Web Services to be held in Redwood Shores, CA, USA
   on 12-13 October. Attendees will discuss the establishment of a
   framework for describing Web services constraints and capabilities, and
   will provide feedback and suggestions for future work. Read about
   Workshops and Web Services at W3C.


RDF and OWL Working Groups Complete Deliverables, Close

   W3C is pleased to announce that the RDF Core and Web Ontology Working
   Groups have successfully completed all deliverables. Together these W3C
   Working Groups developed twelve W3C Recommendations specifying the
   Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the OWL Web Ontology Language.
   Please join us in thanking all participants and Chairs Brian McBride
   (HP Labs), Dan Brickley (W3C), Jim Hendler (University of Maryland) and
   Guus Schreiber (Ibrow) for their contributions. Visit the Semantic Web
   home page.


W3C Workshop on Web Applications and Compound Documents: Summary and Papers

   The summary and minutes have been published from the W3C Workshop on
   Web Applications and Compound Documents held in San Jose CA, USA on 1-2
   June. All of the 43 position papers are publicly available. The
   workshop concluded that W3C should consider starting work on a
   specification that combines W3C document formats for the mobile
   computing market, and should produce a roadmap for future work in Web
   applications. W3C thanks host Adobe Systems and all 60 attendees for
   their valued participation. Read about Workshops and Interaction at W3C.


Working Draft: Mobile SVG Profiles Version 1.2

   The Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Working Group has released the third
   Working Draft of "Mobile SVG Profiles: SVG Tiny and SVG Basic, Version
   1.2." The draft defines SVG Tiny 1.2, a mobile profile of SVG 1.2
   suitable for displaying vector graphics on small devices. The Working
   Group invites comments. Visit the SVG home page.


Upcoming W3C Talks

   * Tex Texin, W3C Internationalization Working Group, presents a
     tutorial at IWIPS 2004 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on 8 July.
   * Tatsuya Hagino presents "When does the Semantic Web take off?"
     at the XML Consortium Seminar in Shinagawa, Japan on 14 July.
   * Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux, Richard Ishida and Charles
     McCathieNevile present at the Workshop on Metadata for a
     Multilingual World in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15-16 July.

    Browse upcoming W3C appearances and events, also available as
    an RSS channel.


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