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

June - juin - juni 2005

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

XML Key Management (XKMS) Is a W3C Recommendation

2005-06-28: The World Wide Web Consortium today released the XML Key Management Specification (XKMS 2.0) and its Bindings as a W3C Recommendation. An open, standards-based interface for key management, XKMS makes PKI practical to implement in Web applications including Web services. With XKMS, enterprises can share public key identity across applications, systems and trust boundaries. Read the press release and testimonials and visit the XKMS home page.

VoiceXML 2.1 Is a W3C Candidate Recommendation

2005-06-13: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Voice Extensible Markup Language (VoiceXML) 2.1 to Candidate Recommendation. Fully backwards-compatible with VoiceXML 2.0, the document standardizes eight additional features implemented by VoiceXML platforms: data, disconnect, grammar, foreach, mark, property, script, and transfer. Comments are welcome through 11 July. Visit the voice browser home page.

New W3C member in Benelux

2005-05-24:W3C Benelux is happy to announce that the University of Amsterdam has joined W3C by 17 May 2005. Scott Marshall (Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences of the University of Amsterdam) is now member of the W3C Advisory Committee on behalf of the University of Amsterdam.
Please consult http://www.w3.org/Consortium/membership for information on W3C membership.

Working Draft: XHTML 2.0

2005-05-27: The HTML Working Group has released the seventh public Working Draft of XHTML 2.0. A modularized language without presentation elements, XHTML 2 takes HTML back to its roots in document structuring. See the introduction for the differences between XHTML versions 1 and 2. Much of XHTML 2 works in existing browsers. The draft includes an implementation in RELAX NG with DTD and XML Schema implementations to follow. Visit the HTML home page.