NEWSLETTER W3C Kantoor in Nederland October 2001
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W3C NL/ISOC.nl Masterclass over "SMIL" op 5 november 2001

10 october 2001. De volgende W3C NL/ISOC.nl Masterclass vindt 5 november 2001 plaats i.s.m. MMM 2001 op het CWI te Amsterdam. Spreker is Lloyd Rutledge (CWI) over "SMIL 2.0: Interactive Multimedia on the Web". SMIL 2.0 is de opmaaktaal die interactieve multimedia voor het Web specificeert: je kunt zelf multimedia presentaties maken (audio, video, tekst en beeld synchroniseren op het Web). Alvorens in te gaan op de details van SMIL, wordt een overzicht gegeven van de componenten die nodig zijn voor deze beschrijvingstaal voor hypermedia documenten. Spreker heeft een belangrijke bijdrage geleverd aan de totstandkoming van deze "W3C recommendation". Opgeven door een e-mail te sturen naar Karen Weber van ISOC.nl.


EuroWeb 2001 Conference Registration Open

28 October 2001: EuroWeb 2001 is the first of a new series of regional conferences endorsed by IW3C2 and supported by W3C and by the W3C Italian Office. The EuroWeb conference will focus on "Web in Public Administration". Registration and full details are available on a dedicated web site, http://euroweb.w3c.it/. EuroWeb conference is scheduled for 18-20 December 2001 in Venice.


XML Information Set Becomes a W3C Recommendation

24 October 2001: The World Wide Web Consortium today released the XML Information Set (Infoset) as a W3C Recommendation. Produced by the XML Core Working Group as part of the XML Activity, the specification has been reviewed by the W3C Membership, who favor its adoption by industry. The Infoset defines a set of eleven types of information items in XML documents. Read the press release and visit the XML home page.


CSS Mobile Profile Becomes a W3C Candidate Recommendation

24 October 2001: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of CSS Mobile Profile 1.0 to Candidate Recommendation. The specification defines a subset of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Level 2 tailored for mobile devices such as wireless phones. Visit the CSS homepage.


Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Becomes a W3C Recommendation

16 October 2001: The World Wide Web Consortium today released the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) 1.0 as a W3C Recommendation. The specification has been reviewed by the W3C Membership, who favor its adoption by industry. Designers use an XSL stylesheet to express how source content should be styled, laid out, and paginated onto a presentation medium such as a browser window, a pamphlet or a book. Read the press release and testimonials.


SOAP Version 1.2 Test Collection Published

15 October 2001: The XML Protocol Working Group is welcoming input on the SOAP Version 1.2 Test Collection. Demonstrating interoperability, the tests are intended to show that SOAP 1.2 meets its goal for conformance requirements, and that implementations exist for each of its features. Instructions are linked from the call for contributions.


W3C Announces Patent Policy Next Steps

13 October 2001: W3C has opened its patent policy process for continuing public dialog. Free software and open source authorities Eben Moglen and Bruce Perens are joining the Patent Policy Working Group (PPWG) as invited experts. The PPWG has launched a public home page. A second public Last Call for the W3C Patent Policy Framework is planned. W3C thanks all participants on the comments mailing list. Please refer to the next steps announcement from Danny Weitzner, PPWG Chair.


URIs, URLs, and URNs Note Published

24 September 2001: The W3C/IETF URI Planning Interest Group has published URIs, URLs, and URNs: Clarifications and Recommendations 1.0 as a W3C Note. The Note outlines the difference between classical and contemporary URI partitioning, explains the relationship between URIs, URLs, and URNs, describes how URI schemes and URN namespace ids are registered, and sets forth recommendations. Read about the W3C URI Activity.