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W3C Weekly News - 25 March 2005

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 12:04:27 -0800
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                            W3C Weekly News

                      26 February - 24 March 2005

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Call for Participation: W3C Workshop on XML Schema 1.0 User Experiences

  Position papers are due 20 May for the W3C Workshop on XML Schema 1.0
  User Experiences to be held 21-22 June in Redwood Shores, California,
  USA. Schema authors and users, developers and vendors of schema-aware
  code generators, middleware, validators, and the W3C XML Schema Working
  Group will gather to discuss user experience with XML Schema 1.0. The
  workshop goal is to arrive at plan of action for XML Schema 1.0
  interoperability, errata and clarification. Read about W3C workshops
  and visit the XML home page.


Last Call: Timed Text Distribution Profile

  The Timed Text (TT) Working Group has released a Last Call Working
  Draft of the "Timed Text (TT) Authoring Format 1.0 Distribution Format
  Exchange Profile (DFXP)." The format enables authors and authoring
  systems to interchange style, layout and timing associated with text.
  DFXP helps to transform and distribute subtitles and captions to legacy
  systems. Comments are welcome through 11 April. Visit the Synchronized
  Multimedia home page.


Working Draft: Compound Document Use Cases and Requirements

  The Compound Document Formats Working Group has released the First
  Public Working Draft of "Compound Document by Reference Use Cases and
  Requirements Version 1.0." A compound document combines multiple
  formats, such as XHTML, SVG, XForms, MathML and SMIL. This draft
  introduces compounding by a reference like img, object, link, src and
  XLink. Compounding by inclusion is planned for a later phase. Visit the
  Compound Document home page.


Internationalization Articles Published

  The Internationalization GEO (Guidelines, Education & Outreach) Working
  Group publishes information to help authors and Webmasters understand
  and use W3C technologies. Recent articles are "An Introduction to
  Multilingual Web Addresses" and "Language Tags in HTML and XML." Read
  about W3C internationalization RSS feeds and news filters and visit the
  Internationalization home page.


W3C Hosts Fifth Annual Technical Plenary Week

  W3C held its Technical Plenary Week from 28 February - 4 March in
  Boston, Massachusetts, USA where 30 W3C Working Groups and Interest
  Groups held face-to-face meetings. Participants and invited guests
  attended plenary day for talks and demos on extensibility and
  versioning, XML, test suites, Web applications, Web site usability and
  design, multimodal interaction and voice. Read the minutes, learn how
  to join W3C and read about W3C.


W3C Talks

  * Kangchan Lee, W3C Korean Office, presented at the e-Biz World 2005
    Conference on 23 March in Seoul, Korea.

  * David Booth presents at the the University of Waterloo, University
    of Toronto, and Agfa-Gevaert on 5 April in Toronto and Waterloo,

  * Ivan Herman gives a tutorial and Vincent Shen, W3C Hong Kong
    Office, presents at the Semantic Web Symposium on 12 and 14 April
    in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.

  * Kangchan Lee, W3C Korean Office, presents at ICAT 2005 on 12 April
    in Seoul, Korea.

  * Steven Pemberton gives a tutorial on behalf of the W3C German and
    Austrian Office on 19 April in Sankt Augustin, Germany.

  * Jim Hendler gives a tutorial on behalf of the W3C Israel Office on
    20 April in Jerusalem, Israel.

  * Steve Bratt gives a keynote at the Application Integration and Web
    Services Summit on 20 April in Los Angeles, California, USA.

  * Kangchan Lee, W3C Korean Office, gives an invited talk at IT
    Forum Korea 2005 on 27 April in Seoul, Korea.

  * Ivan Herman presents at the First W3C Spanish Office Prize Award
    Ceremony on 28 April in Oviedo, Spain.

  * Dave Beckett, Steve Harris, Eric Prud'hommeaux, Andy Seaborne,
    Nobuo Saito, Kazuhiro Kitagawa, Akio Kokubu, Richard Ishida and
    Martin Dürst present at the 14th International World Wide Web
    Conference (WWW2005) on 10 May in Chiba, Japan.

  * Ivan Herman and Dominique Hazaël-Massieux present at XTech 2005
    on 26 May in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  * Ivan Herman presents at the News Standards Summit 2005 on 24 May
    in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  * Robin Berjon presents at XML Prague 2005 on 25 June in Prague,
    Czech Republic.

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