W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-announce@w3.org > July to September 2002

W3C Weekly News - 10 September 2002

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 15:12:07 -0700
Message-Id: <p05111b02b9a41e164c3c@[]>
To: w3c-announce@w3.org

                             W3C Weekly News

                     3 September - 10 September 2002

Call for Papers: Workshop on Usability and the Web

   In collaboration with W3C, NIST is holding a workshop on Web
   usability in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA (near Washington, DC) on
   4-5 November. Participants will discuss the usability of W3C
   specifications, how they affect usability of software based on them,
   and how to improve the overall usability of the Web. Position papers
   are due 13 September. Please refer to the workshop page for details.


Amaya 6.3 Released

   Amaya is W3C's Web browser and authoring tool. New features in
   version 6.3 include control over whether images are loaded; new
   preference options; more SVG, MathML, and Unicode support; and
   support for annotations described with Dublin Core 1.1. Download
   Amaya binaries for Solaris, Linux, and Windows. Source code is
   available. If you are interested in annotations, visit the Annotea
   home page.


Internationalization Activity Renewed

   W3C is pleased to announce the renewal of the Internationalization
   Activity through August 2004. In keeping with W3C's goals, the
   Internationalization Activity makes it easy to use W3C technology
   worldwide, with different languages, scripts, and cultures. Visit the
   Internationalization home page.


Tim Berners-Lee Speaks at MIT/LCS on 19 September

   W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee gives a talk on the "Semantic Web: A
   Certain Progress, Many Challenges" at the MIT Laboratory for Computer
   Science in Cambridge, MA, USA on 19 September. Admission is open to
   the public. Please refer to the seminar page for the abstract and


W3C Offices Expand to Finland

   W3C is pleased to announce the opening of the W3C Finnish Office in
   Tampere, Finland, hosted by the Digital Media Institute of the
   Tampere University of Technology. Tarja Systa is Office Manager, and
   Ossi Nykanen is coordinator. The opening ceremony takes place
   11 October in Tampere. Read about W3C Offices.


Namespaces 1.1 Last Call Published

   The XML Core Working Group has released a Last Call Working Draft
   of "Namespaces in XML 1.1." Identified by IRI references, namespaces
   qualify element and attribute names in XML documents. Version 1.1
   incorporates errata corrections and provides a mechanism to undeclare
   prefixes. Comments are welcome through 28 September. Read about the
   XML Activity.


XHTML 1.0 in XML Schema Note Published

   The HTML Working Group has released "XHTML 1.0 in XML Schema" as a
   W3C Note. This work in progress provides informative XML schemas
   corresponding to the XHTML 1.0 Strict, Transitional, and Frameset
   DTDs. Comments are welcome. Visit the HTML home page.


The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is 463 Member organizations and 71
Team members leading the Web to its full potential. W3C is an international
industry consortium jointly run by the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science
(MIT LCS) in the USA, the National Institute for Research in Computer
Science and Control (INRIA) in France, and Keio University in Japan. The
W3C Web site hosts specifications, guidelines, software and tools. Public
participation is welcome. W3C supports universal access, the semantic Web,
trust, interoperability, evolvability, decentralization, and cooler
multimedia. For information about W3C please visit http://www.w3.org/
To subscribe to W3C Weekly News, please send an email to
mailto:w3c-announce-request@w3.org with the word subscribe in the subject
line. To unsubscribe, send an email to mailto:w3c-announce-request@w3.org
with the word unsubscribe in the subject line. Thank you.
Received on Tuesday, 10 September 2002 18:12:10 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 19:26:14 UTC