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W3C Weekly News - 22 July 2002

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 17:45:02 -0700
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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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Team members leading the Web to its full potential. W3C is an international
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