NEWSLETTER W3C Kantoor Benelux - Bureau W3C Bénélux - Benelux W3C Office

February - février - februari 2006

Website: http://www.w3c.nl -- http://www.w3c-benelux.org

Tutorial Cascading Style Sheets in Amsterdam

21 February 2006: W3C Benelux organizes a tutorial on Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

LocationCentrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam
Date12 May 2006, 13:00-18:00h
LecturerBert Bos (W3C)

See http://www.w3c.nl/CSS-Tut/tutor-css-0605-programme.shtml for more information and registration.

W3C Holds Seminar on Using Web Services

2006-02-21: W3C invites the public to the free seminar Using Web Services - From Infrastructure to Semantics in Paris, France on 6 March. W3C Members Amadeus, Canon, France Telecom, Nokia and W3C technical staff will demonstrate Web services in real world scenarios, show how business challenges are resolved, and offer a preview of semantic enhancements. Registration is required. Read the press release and about Web services. The WS2 project is a European IST Programme.

XSL 1.1 Is a W3C Candidate Recommendation

2006-02-21: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.1 to Candidate Recommendation. Version 1.1 updates and enhances the XSL 1.0 Recommendation for change marks, indexes, multiple flows, and bookmarks, and extends support for graphics scaling, markers, and page numbers. Comments are welcome through 31 May. Read about the XML Activity.

XHTML™ Modularization 1.1 Is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

2006-02-13: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of XHTML™ Modularization 1.1 to Proposed Recommendation. This modularization allows the subsets and extensions to XHTML needed for emerging platforms. This document is based on Modularization of XHTML in XML Schema and the Modularization of XHTML W3C Recommendation. Comments are welcome through 6 March. Visit the HTML home page.

W3C Launches Incubator Activity

2006-02-08:W3C announces the launch of its Incubator Activity, a new initiative to foster development of emerging Web-related technologies. "With the Incubator Activity, W3C Members and Invited Experts can now combine Web technology discovery with the outstanding technical resources of W3C and see what develops," said Steve Bratt, W3C Chief Executive Officer. The first Incubator Group (XG) to be launched addresses the issue of content labels. Read the press release and the new XG charter.

W3C Highlights Mobile Web at 3GSM World Congress

2006-01-31: Mobile industry leaders have reached a preliminary agreement on best practices for mobile Web content. Written to improve user experience, the Last Call Working Draft of Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 describes how to produce Web content and Web sites intended for delivery to mobile and small-screen devices. Please send review comments before 17 February 2006. Read the press release and about the W3C Mobile Web Initiative. Visit the W3C booth at 3GSM 13-16 February in Barcelona, Spain.

XHTML-Print Is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

2006-01-31: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of XHTML-Print to Proposed Recommendation. Comments are welcome through 28 February. XHTML-Print is designed for printing from mobile devices, low-cost printers and in environments without a printer-specific driver. The work is based on XHTML-Print written by the Printer Working Group (PWG), a program of the IEEE-ISTO. Visit the HTML home page.