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From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 23:45:53 -0500
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>Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 19:22:56 -0800
>To: w3c-announce@w3.org
>From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
>Subject: W3C Weekly News - 28 January 2002
>                            W3C Weekly News
>                     22 January - 28 January 2002
>W3C Launches Web Services Activity
>  25 January 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the
>  Web Services Activity. Initially composed of three Working Groups and
>  a Coordination Group and folding in the former W3C XML Protocol
>  Activity, the new Activity will develop a set of interfaces for
>  application to application communication on the Web. Chartered to
>  build three Recommendations, Web services work is conducted publicly.
>  Read more in the Web Services Activity statement.
>   http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/
>   http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/Activity
>Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Becomes a W3C Proposed
>  28 January 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the
>  "The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0) Specification" to
>  Proposed Recommendation. P3P is a simple automated way for users to
>  gain control over the use of their personal information on Web sites
>  they visit. Comments are welcome through 25 February. Read the
>  answers to frequently asked questions about P3P and more about the
>  W3C Privacy Activity.
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/PR-P3P-20020128/
>   http://www.w3.org/P3P/p3pfaq
>   http://www.w3.org/Privacy/Activity
>An RDF Schema for P3P Published
>  25 January 2002: The P3P Specification Working Group has published
>  "An RDF Schema for P3P" as a W3C Note. Based on "The Platform for
>  Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0) Specification" Last Call Working
>  Draft, the Note represents one possible RDF schema for P3P. P3P
>  simplifies and automates the process of reading Web site privacy
>  policies, promoting trust and confidence in the Web. Comments are
>  welcome. Read about the W3C Privacy Activity.
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/NOTE-p3p-rdfschema-20020125/
>   http://www.w3.org/Privacy/Activity
>W3C Publishes Current Patent Practice
>  24 January 2002: The World Wide Web Consortium has published "Current
>  Patent Practice" as a W3C Note. Reviewed by the Advisory Board, the
>  Note represents the current state of W3C patent practice as
>  implemented by the Team for W3C Recommendations. It serves as a guide
>  for W3C Activities between now and when the policy developed by the
>  Patent Policy Working Group is finalized. Comments are welcome on the
>  publicly archived mailing list www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org.
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/NOTE-patent-practice-20020124
>   http://www.w3.org/2001/ppwg/
>CSS Media Queries Last Call Working Draft Published
>  23 January 2002: The CSS Working Group has released a Last Call
>  Working Draft of "Media queries." The draft proposes a registry of
>  media types to describe what type of devices a style sheet applies
>  to, and provides for expressions to limit a style sheet's scope.
>  Comments are invited. Visit the CSS home page.
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-css3-mediaqueries-20020123/
>   http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/
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wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium 
web accessibility initiative
seattle, wa usa
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