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DOM Level 3 XPath Becomes a W3C Candidate Recommendation

31 March 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 XPath Specification to Candidate Recommendation. The document provides access to a DOM tree using XPath 1.0. Reviews are welcome through 26 May. Implementers are invited to send a message to the DOM public mailing list. Visit the DOM home page.

XPointer Is a W3C Recommendation

25 March 2003: The World Wide Web Consortium today released XPointer as a three-part W3C Recommendation. The XPointer Framework is an extensible system for identifying regions in XML documents which provides for multiple addressing schemes. The element() scheme allows basic addressing of XML elements in terms of a document's tree structure. The xmlns() scheme is used to interpret namespace prefixes in scheme names and pointers. Read the press release and visit the XML home page.

Call for Participation: W3C Teleconference on Collaboration

4 March 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the first in a series of teleconferences on Web accessibility research. Researchers and practitioners in document collaboration, human-computer interaction, assistive technologies, disability studies, Web accessibility, and related fields are invited. The event is sponsored by the Web Accessibility Initiative's Research and Development Interest Group. The first telecon is tentatively 14 April. Position papers are due 21 March. Please refer to the call for papers.