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Juli/Augustus - Juillet/Aôut - July/August 2003

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Call for Participation: Event on P3P and Enterprise Privacy Languages

12 August 2003: Registration is open for the W3C Event on P3P and Enterprise Privacy Languages hosted by IBM in St Leonards, Sydney, NSW, Australia on 9 September. Attendees will discuss the future of the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P), APPEL and other technologies including EPAL. The event is colocated with the 25th International Conference of Data Protection & Privacy Commissioners. Visit the Privacy home page.

IsaViz 2.0 Released

11 August 2003: W3C's Semantic Web Advanced Development initiative announces a new release of IsaViz, a visual environment for browsing and authoring RDF models represented as graphs. Version 2.0 supports GSS, an RDF-based stylesheet language. Other new features include datatype support, enhanced navigation, better handling of namespace prefix bindings, and an import/export plug-in interface. Learn more about IsaViz.

W3C Co-Sponsors 24th Internationalization & Unicode Conference

8 August 2003: Registration is open for the 24th Internationalization & Unicode Conference to be held 3-5 September in Atlanta, GA, USA. Come and meet W3C Team members Martin Dürst, Richard Ishida, and Chris Lilley who are presenting. The event is the premier technical conference worldwide for software and Web internationalization, and includes a full day track devoted to evolving Web technologies. Read about Unicode and the W3C Internationalization Activity.

Web Services Conference 28-29 August in Tokyo, Japan

5 August 2003: Registration is open for the IDG Japan Web Services Conference 2003 on 28 August (Technology day) and 29 August (Business day) in Tokyo. On 28 August, Hugo Haas, W3C Web Services Activity Lead, gives the keynote Web Services Infrastructure: Where Do We Stand? and Kazuhiro Kitagawa, W3C Device Independence Activity Lead, moderates a panel on Web Services and the Digital Home Network. W3C provides an exhibition booth both days. Read about Web services.

XML Events is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

5 August 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of XML Events to Proposed Recommendation. The specification defines a module used to associate behaviors with document-level markup for XML languages, and supports the DOM Level 2 event model. Comments are welcome through 2 September. Visit the HTML home page.

MathML 2.0 Second Edition is a W3C Proposed Edited Recommendation

5 August 2003: W3C is pleased to publish a Proposed Edited Recommendation of the Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) Version 2.0 (2nd Edition). MathML is an XML application that allows mathematical notation and content to be served, received and processed on the Web. The 2nd edition contains clarifications and errata corrections. Comments are welcome through 6 September. Visit the Math home page.

XForms becomes a W3C Proposed Recommendation

1 August 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of XForms 1.0 to Proposed Recommendation. Comments are welcome through 29 August. More flexible than previous HTML and XHTML form technologies, the new generation of Web forms separates purpose, presentation, and data. The XForms specification is written for authors and implementers alike. Visit the XForms home page.

DOM Level 3 Validation is a W3C Candidate Recommendation

30 July 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Validation Specification to Candidate Recommendation. The Document Object Model (DOM) allows programs and scripts to update the content and style of documents dynamically. This module of DOM3 ensures that documents remain or become valid. Comments are invited through 31 August. Read about the DOM Activity.