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Editors' Newswire for 14 October, 2002
23:59, 14 Oct 2002 UTC | XMLhack Editors

A collected summary of items that ran on the xmlhack newswire on 14 October, 2002.

The Secret Life of Markup
from Simon St.Laurent at 20:51, 14 Oct
Steven Champeon explores how markup works from its foundations to its aspirations.

XPointer ready to move?
from Eric van der Vlist at 20:45, 14 Oct
Ron Daniel has posted a batch of formal answers to XPointer issues, a burst of activity which is often preceding a new version of W3C specs and could indicate that XPointer is ready to resume its way forward after having been moved back to a Working Draft status.

First call for ISWC 2003
from Eric van der Vlist at 20:24, 14 Oct
Mike Dean has sent a first call for papers and participation for the 2nd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2003) to be held 20-23 October 2003 in Sanibel Island, Florida, USA.

UNSPSC converted into a Topic Map
from Eric van der Vlist at 20:11, 14 Oct
Kal Ahmed has translated the Universal Standard Products and Services Classification (UNSPSC) used to create electronic catalogs and available as a CSV file into a XTM Topic Map.

XForms implementation allotted priority 4 for Mozilla project
from Edd Dumbill at 19:31, 14 Oct
...on a scale from 1 (most important) to 5 (least important), this doesn't bode well for XForms implementation in Netscape's browser.

Eliot Kimber calls for Community-Defined XSL-FO Extensions
from Eric van der Vlist at 19:26, 14 Oct
Eliot Kimber suggested to organize community defined extensions for XSL-FO on the model of what has been done for XSLT by EXSLT and proposed to run this effort as a SourceForge project or an OASIS TC.

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