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User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: W3C Candidate Recommendation, 12 September 2001

The World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) User Agent Accessibility Guidelines, part of their Web Accessibility Initiative, address how to design user agents such as Web browsers that make the Web more accessible for people with disabilities. The guidelines focus on the accessibility of interfaces and internal facilities as well as communication with other technologies. These September 12, 2001...

http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/CR-UAAG10-20010912/
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL): Version 1.0

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has advanced the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) 1.0 as a recommendation this week. XSL 1.0 is an XML-based language that details how XML documents will be formatted; it consists of two parts: "a language for transforming XML documents, and an XML vocabulary for specifying formatting semantics." XSL is the language that expresses stylesheets that enable XML...

http://www.w3.org/TR/xsl/
Semantic Interpretation for Speech Recognition

The first working draft of the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Semantic Interpretation for Speech Recognition is now available. The document "defines the process of Semantic Interpretation for Speech Recognition and the syntax and semantics of semantic interpretation tags that can be added to speech recognition grammars." The document is a draft, open for suggestions from W3C members and other...

http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/WD-semantic-interpretation-2001111...
Voice Browser Activity

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) plays an important role in the development of the Web by creating standards and protocols for universal use and interoperability. The W3C Voice Browser working group is developing revolutionary markup languages similar to HTML that, instead of focusing on a visual interface, will cover "dialog, speech synthesis, speech recognition, call control and other aspects...

http://www.w3.org/Voice/
W3C: Cascading Style Sheets Homepage

In 1998 the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) released the Cascading Style Sheets, level 2 specification as a W3C recommendation. Cascading style sheets help to improve layout control of HTML documents. CSS2 adds further to this control, including new positioning properties and dynamically downloadable fonts. It is also designed to interface with XML (Extensible Markup Language--discussed in the ...

http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/
W3C: Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) 1.0 Specification

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has issued its first recommendation for Synchronized Multi-media Integration Language. The specification intends to help "bring television-like content to the web, avoiding the limitations for traditional television and lowering the bandwidth requirements for transmitting this type of content over the Internet. With SMIL [pronounced smile], producing...

http://www.w3.org/AudioVideo/#Specificat
W3C: XHTML 2.0

Web developers will be especially interested in this sneak peek at the next incarnation of the Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML). This is the seventh working draft of the XHTML 2.0 specification produced by the World Wide Web Consortium, an organization that creates standards that maintain interoperability. As can be seen from the list of issues, many unresolved points remain in the...

http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml2/
W3C: W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee to be Knighted by Queen Elizabeth

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), is being made a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II. As part of the 2004 New Year's Honours list, the Queen wishes to recognize his "services to the global development of the Internet." The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) serves as "a forum for information,...

http://www.w3.org/2003/12/timbl_knighted
World Wide Web Consortium

Founded in 1994, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has been primarily concerned with “…developing protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web.” To do so, they draw on a set of international professionals and experts throughout the field of computer science and related fields. The W3C is led by Tim Berners-Lee, who directs the project and who was also responsible for...

http://www.w3.org/
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