NEWSLETTER W3C Kantoor in Nederland Februari 2002
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W3C NL/ISOC.nl Masterclass over SVG

18 Januari 2002: De volgende Masterclass in samenwerking met ISOC.nl is gepland voor 28 maart 2002. Ivan Herman, hoofd van de W3C Kantoren en expert op het gebied van Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), zal 's middags een tutorial geven over SVG. Nadere details.


Elfde WWW conferentie 7 - 11 mei 2002 in Honolulu, Hawaii

12 December 2001: WWW2002 de elfde conferentie in de rij van bekende internationale WWW conferenties, wordt 7 - 11 mei 2002 gehouden in Honolulu, Hawaii. Voor meer informatie zie de WWW2002 web site.


Unicode in XML and other Markup Languages Published

18 February 2002: An update to Unicode in XML and other Markup Languages has been released as a Unicode Technical Report and a W3C Note. These guidelines cover the use of Unicode with markup languages such as XML, and are published jointly by the Unicode Technical Committee and the W3C Internationalization Working Group and Interest Group. Read about the W3C Internationalization Activity.


W3C Launches Multimodal Interaction Activity

14 February 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the Multimodal Interaction Activity. By developing markup specifications for synchronization across multiple modalities and devices, the new Activity is extending the Web user interface. Read more on the Multimodal Interaction Activity home page.


DOM Level 1 Core Conformance Test Suite Published

14 February 2002: The DOM Test Suite Group has released the first version of the DOM Conformance Test Suite for Level 1 Core. Launched by W3C and NIST, the USA National Institute of Standards and Technology, this work is a publicly developed and open framework to test Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Core implementations.


Exclusive XML Canonicalization Becomes a W3C Candidate Recommendation

14 February 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Exclusive XML Canonicalization to Candidate Recommendation. Produced by the joint IETF/W3C XML Signature Working Group, the specification provides a method to exclude ancestor context from the canonicalized form of a subset of an XML document. Read the interoperability report and more about the XML Digital Signature Activity.


XML-Signature Becomes a W3C Recommendation

14 February 2002: The World Wide Web Consortium today released XML-Signature Syntax and Processing as a W3C Recommendation. Produced by the joint IETF/W3C XML Signature Working Group, XML digital signatures provide integrity, message authentication, and signer authentication services. Read the press release and testimonials.


Call for Papers: MathML Conference 2002

13 February 2002: W3C is pleased to be co-sponsoring the second international MathML conference, "MathML and Technologies for Mathematics on the Web," scheduled for 28-30 June 2002, near Chicago, IL, USA. The deadline for submitting abstract and panel proposals is 18 February. Poster abstracts and demo proposals are due 15 March. MathML 2.0 became a W3C Recommendation one year ago. Visit the MathML Conference 2002 Web site.


P3P Deployment Guide Updated

11 February 2002: The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 Deployment Guide has been updated. Written for content owners and Webmasters, the guide explains how to write a machine-readable privacy policy, and gives step-by-step instructions for deploying your privacy policy on popular Web servers. Read the answers to frequently asked questions about P3P and more about the W3C Privacy Activity.


XHTML+SMIL Profile Published

31 January 2002: The SYMM Working Group has published XHTML+SMIL Profile as a W3C Note integrating a subset of the SMIL 2.0 specification with XHTML. The profile includes modules for animation, content control, media objects, timing and synchronization, time manipulations, and transition effects. Read about the W3C Synchronized Multimedia Activity.


Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Becomes a W3C Proposed Recommendation

28 January 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0) Specification to Proposed Recommendation. P3P is a simple automated way for users to gain control over the use of their personal information on Web sites they visit. Read the answers to frequently asked questions about P3P and more about the W3C Privacy Activity.


W3C Launches Web Services Activity

25 January 2002: W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the Web Services Activity. Initially composed of three Working Groups and a Coordination Group and folding in the former W3C XML Protocol Activity, the new Activity will develop a set of interfaces for application to application communication on the Web. Chartered to build three Recommendations, Web services work is conducted publicly. Read more in the Web Services Activity statement.


An RDF Schema for P3P Published

25 January 2002: The P3P Specification Working Group has published An RDF Schema for P3P as a W3C Note. Based on The Platform for Privacy Preferences 1.0 (P3P1.0) Specification Last Call Working Draft, the Note represents one possible RDF schema for P3P. P3P simplifies and automates the process of reading Web site privacy policies, promoting trust and confidence in the Web. Read about the W3C Privacy Activity.


W3C Publishes Current Patent Practice

24 January 2002: The World Wide Web Consortium has published Current Patent Practice as a W3C Note. Reviewed by the Advisory Board, the Note represents the current state of W3C patent practice as implemented by the Team for W3C Recommendations. It serves as a guide for W3C Activities between now and when the policy developed by the Patent Policy Working Group is finalized.