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W3C Weekly News - 16 September 2006

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 17:24:03 -0500
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XSL-FO Workshop to Explore Requirements for Version 2.0

  The "W3C Workshop on Gathering Requirements for Extensible Stylesheet
  Language (XSL) 2.0" will be held 18 October in Heidelberg, Germany at
  Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. The XSL Working Group invites experts
  to discuss requirements, features and design for Version 2.0 of the
  formatting part of the Extensible Stylesheet Language also called
  XSL-FO. The Workshop is colocated with the Print Symposium. Read the
  press release, about W3C Workshops and about the XML Activity.


Last Call: VoiceXML 2.1

  The Voice Browser Working Group has released a Last Call Working Draft
  of "Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML) 2.1." Comments are
  welcome through 6 October. Fully backwards-compatible with VoiceXML
  2.0, version 2.1 standardizes eight additional features implemented by
  VoiceXML platforms: data, disconnect, grammar, foreach, mark, property,
  script, and transfer. Refer to the summary for changes since Candidate
  Recommendation, including modification of the foreach element. Visit
  the voice browser home page.


Canonical XML and Digital Signatures: Working Drafts Published

  In order to address the impact of the xml:id W3C Recommendation, the
  XML Core Working Group has released the following three First Public
  Working Drafts to update Canonical XML to version 1.1 and to provide
  guidelines on using it with XML digital signatures. Canonical XML and
  XML signatures can ensure the integrity of data traveling between XML
  processors, crucial in applications like electronic commerce.

   * Known Issues with Canonical XML 1.0 (C14N/1.0)

   * Using XML Digital Signatures in the 2006 XML Environment

   * Canonical XML 1.1

  Visit the XML home page.

Note: Developing Multimodal User Interfaces

  The Multimodal Interaction Working Group has published "Common Sense
  Suggestions for Developing Multimodal User Interfaces as a Working
  Group Note." Written for interface designers and developers, the
  suggestions are based on several years experience developing multimodal
  applications. The four principles described are: satisfying real-world
  constraints, communication with users, helping users recover from
  errors, and making users comfortable. Read about multimodal


Upcoming W3C Talks

    * Olle Olsson presents at the DFS-ITvet möte on 18 September
      in Stockholm, Sweden.
    * Dave Raggett presents at CE2006 on 19 September in Antibes,
    * Tim Berners-Lee gives a keynote at Terra future on 19 September
      in Southampton, UK.
    * Ivan Herman presents at the Miniseminar om semantisk web on
      20 September in Oslo, Norway.
    * Steve Bratt participates in a panel at the Global Vision
      Conference on 20 September in Pasadena, California, USA.
    * Karl Dubost and Daniel Glazman present at Paris Web on
      22 September in Paris, France.
    * Molly E. Holzschlag and Andy Clarke give a tutorial at
      Web Directions on 26 September in Sydney, Australia.
    * José Manuel Alonso participates in a panel at III Simposio
      Pluridisciplinar sobre Objetos y Diseños de Aprendizaje
      Apoyados en la Tecnología (od@06) on 26 September in Oviedo,
    * Liam Quin presents and Michael Wilson runs the W3C booth at
      XML Access Languages on 26 September at the Rutherford
      Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, UK.
    * On behalf of the W3C Germany and Austria Office, Klaus
      Birkenbihl and Ivan Herman presents at XML-Tage on 27
      September in Berlin, Germany.

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