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Re: [media] ZDNet eWEEK W3C accepts VoiceXML 1.0 spec

From: Judy Brewer <jbrewer@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 09:36:57 +0200
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To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, "Steven McCaffrey" <smccaffr@MAIL.NYSED.GOV>, <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Kathleen, Steven,

Please look at 
for a clearer portrayal of what "acknowledgement of a submission" by W3C

General information on work that the W3C has already been doing in the area
of voice browsing is available at 

Any work on this topic must go through the same consensus-development
process as other W3C work, including W3C working drafts, last call,
candidate recommendation, proposed recommendation, etc., before becoming a
W3C Recommendation. Information on W3C process in general is available at 


- Judy

At 03:14 PM 5/23/00 -0400, Steven McCaffrey wrote:
>Sounds great.  Can anyone clarify the status?
>The latest I can find at
>www.w3.org/tr/voicexml as of May 5 indicates it was received but not even
a proposed recommendation yet.
>Is there more recent docs on this?
>Steve McCaffrey
>Senior Programmer/Analyst
>Information Technology Services
>New York State Department of Education
>New York State Workgroup on Accessibility to Information Technology 
>Web Design Subcommittee 
>>>> "Kathleen Anderson" <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us> 05/23/00
12:24PM >>>
>Extending the Web to voice-based devices reached a milestone Monday when the
>World Wide Web Consortium accepted version 1.0 of the Voice Extensible
>Markup Language specification.
> http://www.zdnet.com/eweek/stories/general/0,11011,2574350,00.html
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 545 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
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