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October - octobre - oktober 2005

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New W3C member in the Benelux: Cordys Corporation B.V. (Netherlands)

2005-10-24: W3C Benelux is happy to announce that Cordys Corporation B.V. (Vanenburgerallee 3, 3882 RH Putten, NL) has joined W3C by 2005-10-22. Winfried van Holland is now member of the W3C Advisory Committee on behalf of Cordys.
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New W3C member in the Benelux: Language and Computing N.V. (Belgium)

2005-10-01: W3C Benelux is happy to announce that Language and Computing N.V. (Kortijksesteenweg 1038, Ghent, Belgium) has joined W3C by 2005-10-01. Eric Poff is now member of the W3C Advisory Committee on behalf of Language and Computing.

W3C Launches Indian Office

2005-10-27: W3C is pleased to announce the opening of the W3C Indian Office in Noida, India. The Office is hosted by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC Noida). R. K. Verma is the Office Manager and the Deputy Office Manager is Vijay Gugnani. Stéphane Boyera, Steve Bratt, Max Froumentin, Ivan Herman and Richard Ishida are among those attending the opening ceremonies on 10-11 November in New Delhi. Read the press release and about W3C Offices.

XML Processing Model Working Group Launched

2005-10-28: W3C is pleased to announce the launch of the XML Processing Model Working Group. Chartered through October 2007 and chaired by Norman Walsh (Sun Microsystems), the group will create a language for users to specify the order in which technologies process XML documents. The XML Pipeline Language and Pipeline Member Submissions and the XML Processing Model Workshop serve as input for this work. Participation is open to W3C Members. Visit the XML home page.

Databinding Working Group Launched

2005-10-28: W3C is pleased to announce the launch of the XML Schema Patterns for Databinding Working Group. Chartered through September 2007 and chaired by Paul Downey (BT), the group will specify a set of XML Schema patterns and their usage, allowing developers to access the data structure in Web services and other toolkits efficiently. The group is also chartered to build a test suite and to address versioning in coordination with the W3C TAG, Web Services Description Working Group, and XML Schema Working Group. Participation is open to W3C Members. Visit the Web services home page.

Mobile Web Initiative Event in London on 15 November

2005-10-21: Registration is open for the Mobile Web Initiative (MWI) event on Tuesday, 15 November at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in central London, UK. MWI sponsors will attend. The event is free and open to the public. Read about the Mobile Web Initiative, a concerted effort to make the Web interoperable and usable for users of mobile devices.

W3C Process Document Published

2005-10-19: The 14 October 2005 W3C Process Document is operative. Reviewed by the W3C Membership and staff and produced by the Advisory Board, the Process Document describes the structure and operations of W3C. A summary of changes from the previous version is available. Read more About W3C.

W3C Office Opens in Australia

2005-10-06: W3C is pleased to announce the CSIRO ICT Centre in Canberra hosts the W3C Australian Office effective 10 October. Ross Ackland is Office Manager. "W3C considers Australia a key to global adoption of Web technologies, and we welcome CSIRO as an Office host," said Ivan Herman, W3C Head of Offices. W3C wishes to thank DTSC in Brisbane and staff members Liz Armstrong and Hoylen Sue for hosting the previous Australian Office. Read about W3C Offices.

XForms 1.0 Second Edition: Proposed Edited Recommendation

2005-10-06: The XForms Working Group has released XForms 1.0 (Second Edition) as a Proposed Edited Recommendation. The document brings the XForms 1.0 Recommendation up to date with first edition errata, and aligns the specification with implementations. Comments are welcome through 3 November. XForms is the new generation of Web forms. XForms separate presentation and content, minimize round-trips to the server, offer device independence and reduce the need for scripting. Visit the XForms home page.