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FYI: W3C Position -- Web Expert

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 15:39:08 -0500
To: www-archive@w3.org
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New Position: Web Expert

The W3C Architecture Domain seeks a Web technology evangelist and
consensus-builder to help the development of Web technology standards
and their deployments across the enterprise.

      * Consensus building: work with W3C Working Group Participants so
        that both working groups in the Web Services activity, as well
        as other W3C activities, produce Web standards that support the
        Web Architecture requirements.
      * Architectural & technical leadership: provide guidance to
        technical working groups in the design and evolution of Web
        infrastructure, including the Web Architecture itself, or
        services for the Web and the enterprise (SOAP or HTTP-only
      * Evangelization: Build support among user and vendor communities
        for the Web Architecture by illustrating the benefits to those
      * Industry outreach and liaison: Establish liaisons with other
        technical standards bodies involved in Web-related technology to
        ensure compliance with existing Web standards and collect
        requirements for future W3C work.

The goal of the Architecture Domain is maintain and extend some of the
Core technologies of the World Wide Web, including URI/IRI, XML, Web
Services, and Internationalization. The W3C Architecture technologies
enable people to exchange data on the Web every day from the protocol
level, with HTTP and SOAP, and to the application level, with XML, XML
Schema, or WSDL. It also includes technologies for data manipulation,
with XSL Transformations, DOM, or XML Query. Our focus is to improve the
stability of the existing platform; this includes interoperability
between world wide applications, and extending their capabilities.

More at:


Philippe Le H├ęgaret, W3C Architecture Domain Leader
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

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