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

Oktober - octobre - October 2003

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W3C Holds its First Outreach Event in Mainland China

2003-10-21: The China International Forum on WWW's Development 2003 will be held in Beijing on 12-13 November. Ivan Herman, Philipp Hoschka, Richard Ishida, Shi Zhongzhi, Judy Brewer, and Matthew May present keynotes and tutorials. Attendees will discuss the future of the Web, accessibility, SVG, the mobile Web, the Semantic Web and internationalization. Registration is open. The event is co-organized by the China Computer Federation and the W3C Office in Hong Kong. Read the press release.


MathML 2.0 Second Edition Is a W3C Recommendation

2003-10-21: The World Wide Web Consortium today released the Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) Version 2.0 (Second Edition) as a W3C Recommendation. The specification has been reviewed by the W3C Membership, who favor its adoption by industry. MathML is an XML application that allows mathematical notation and content to be served, received and processed on the Web. The second edition contains clarifications and errata corrections. Read the testimonials and visit the Math home page.


W3C Launches Spanish Office

2003-10-20: W3C is pleased to announce the opening of the W3C Spanish Office in Oviedo, Spain. The Office is hosted by the Fundación para el Fomento de la Investigación Científica y la Tecnología (FICYT). Francisco Sanchez is Office Manager. Vicente Alvarez-Areces, Luis Iturrioz-Viñuela, Jesús García, Daniel Dardailler, Marie-Claire Forgue and Ivan Herman were present at the opening ceremonies on 20 October in Oviedo. Read the press release and about W3C Offices.


CC/PP Structure and Vocabularies 1.0 Is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

2003-10-16: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Composite Capability/Preference Profiles (CC/PP): Structure and Vocabularies 1.0 to Proposed Recommendation. Comments are welcome through 24 November. Used to guide the adaptation of content, a CC/PP profile describes device capabilities and user preferences. Visit the Device Independence home page.


XForms and XML Events Are W3C Recommendations

2003-10-14: The World Wide Web Consortium today released XForms 1.0 and XML Events as W3C Recommendations. The specifications have been reviewed by the W3C Membership, who favor their adoption by industry. Written for authors and implementers alike, XForms is the new generation of Web forms. XForms separate presentation and content, minimize round-trips to the server, offer device independence, and, using XML Events, reduce the need for scripting. Read the press release and testimonials and visit the XForms home page.