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W3C Weekly News - 22 August 2006

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 17:30:53 -0700
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                            W3C Weekly News

                       11 August - 22 August 2006

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New Editions of Core XML Standards Published

  The World Wide Web Consortium published new editions of four core XML
  standards: the fourth edition of "Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0"
  and second editions of "Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1,"
  "Namespaces in XML 1.0" and "Namespaces in XML 1.1." These new editions
  incorporate corrections to all known errata. Read the press release and
  visit the XML home page.


Web Forms 2.0: Working Draft

  The Web Application Formats Working Group has released the First Public
  Working Draft of "Web Forms 2.0." Extending HTML 4, XHTML 1.1 and the
  DOM, Web Forms 2.0 features include new strongly-typed input fields,
  attributes, declarative repeating of form sections, DOM interfaces, DOM
  events, and XML submission and initialization of forms. Web Forms 2.0
  leverages the knowledge authors have gained with their experience with
  HTML. Read about Rich Web Clients.


Web Applications Packaging: Working Draft

  The Web Application Formats Working Group has released the First Public
  Working Draft of "Web Applications Packaging Format Requirements." The
  document specifies design goals and requirements for packaging small
  client-side Web applications known as "widgets", "gadgets" or
  "modules," used to display and update remote data. Applications such as
  clocks, stock tickers, news casters, games and weather forecasters are
  packaged to allow a single download and installation on a client
  machine. Read about Rich Web Clients.


Compound Document Framework and WICD Profiles: Working Drafts

  Addressing Last Call comments, the Compound Document Formats Working
  Group has released four updated Working Drafts: "Compound Document by
  Reference Framework," "WICD Core 1.0," "WICD Full 1.0," and "WICD
  Mobile 1.0." The Web Integration Compound Document (WICD, pronounced
  "wicked") is a device independent Compound Document profile based on
  XHTML, CSS and SVG. The drafts describe behavior when single documents
  contain multiple formats. Read about Rich Web Clients.


Mobile Web in Developing Countries: Advance Notice of Workshop

  W3C plans a Workshop on the Mobile Web in Developing Countries on
  4-5 December in New Delhi, India, hosted by C-DAC, the site of the W3C
  India Office. Participants will discuss mobile Web access within
  developing countries, in terms of needs, blocking factors and potential
  uses. A Call for Participation for this Workshop is expected in
  September. Scholarships to cover travel costs will be available. Read
  about W3C Workshops and the Mobile Web Initiative.


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