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W3C Weekly News - 15 October 2002

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Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 12:18:48 -0400
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                             W3C Weekly News

                       8 October - 15 October 2002

XML 1.1 Becomes a W3C Candidate Recommendation

   15 October 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the
   "Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1" to Candidate Recommendation.
   Comments are welcome through 14 February 2003. The specification
   addresses Unicode, control character, and line ending issues.
   Everything that is not forbidden is permitted in XML 1.1 names.
   Visit the XML home page.


Web Services Requirements Updated

   15 October 2002: The Web Services Architecture Working Group has
   updated "Web Services Architecture Requirements." Software
   applications can communicate using Web services to present dynamic
   context-driven information to the user. The draft contains the
   reference architecture and the constraints used to determine
   implementation conformance. Comments are welcome. Read about the
   Web Services Activity.


CCXML Working Draft Published

   15 October 2002: The Voice Browser Working Group has published the
   second public Working Draft of "Voice Browser Call Control: CCXML
   Version 1.0." CCXML, the Call Control eXtensible Markup Language,
   provides telephony call control support for VoiceXML and other dialog
   systems. Comments are welcome. Visit the Voice Browser home page.


W3C Launches Finnish Office

   10 October 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the launch of the W3C
   Finnish Office (in Finnish) based at the Digital Media Institute of
   the Tampere University of Technology in Tampere, Finland. The opening
   ceremonies were 11 October and open to the public. Read the press
   release and more about W3C Offices.


DOM Level 3 Validation Last Call Published

   9 October 2002: The DOM Working Group has released a Last Call
   Working Draft of the "Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Validation
   Specification." The Document Object Model (DOM) allows programs and
   scripts to update the content and style of documents dynamically.
   This module of DOM3 ensures that documents remain or become valid.
   Comments are welcome through 27 November. Read about the DOM Activity.


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