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W3C Weekly News - 22 July 2002

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Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 21:20:04 -0400
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                            W3C Weekly News

                        10 July - 22 July 2002

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Receives Roland Wagner Award

  20 July 2002: The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) received the
  Roland Wagner Award at the International Conference on Computers
  Helping People (ICCHP) in Linz, Austria. The award was given by the
  Austrian Computer Society, in recognition of WAI's international
  contributions to making Web technologies accessible to the broadest
  possible audience. Learn more about Web accessibility.


Exclusive XML Canonicalization Is a W3C Recommendation

  20 July 2002: W3C has issued "Exclusive XML Canonicalization" as
  a W3C Recommendation. Produced by the joint IETF/W3C XML Signature
  Working Group, the specification augments the Canonical XML
  Recommendation to better enable a portion of an XML document to be
  as portable as possible while preserving the digital signature, and
  works with XML Signature. Read the press release and visit the XML
  Signature home page.


XML-Signature XPath Filter Becomes a W3C Candidate Recommendation

  20 July 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of
  "XML-Signature XPath Filter 2.0" to Candidate Recommendation.
  The Call for Implementations ends 8 August, and comments on
  implementation experience may be sent to the public comment list.
  The draft defines a means to digitally sign a document subset using
  XPath, the language for addressing parts of an XML document.


DOM Level 3 Events Last Call Published

  12 July 2002: The Document Object Model (DOM) Working Group has
  released a Last Call Working Draft of the "DOM Level 3 Events"
  specification. Comments are welcome through 16 August. Language and
  platform neutral, the system allows registration of event handlers,
  describes event flow through a tree structure, and provides context
  for each event. Read about the DOM Activity.


Call for Papers: EuroWeb 2002

  11 July 2002: Supported by the W3C UK and Ireland Office and IW3C2,
  the EuroWeb 2002 Conference will be held in Oxford, UK on 17-18
  December 2002. The conference focus is "The Web and the GRID: from
  e-science to e-business." Research and position papers should be
  submitted by 27 September. For more information, please read the call
  for papers and consult the conference Web site.


XPointer Last Call Working Drafts Published

  10 July 2002: The XML Linking Working Group has released four Working
  Drafts, three in Last Call. Comments are welcome through 31 July.
  The "XPointer Framework" is an extensible system for XML addressing
  and underlies additional schemes. The element() scheme allows basic
  addressing of XML elements, the xmlns() scheme is for interpreting
  namespace prefixes in pointers, and xpointer() scheme allows full XML
  addressing. Read about the XML Activity.


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