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Editors' Newswire for 7 January, 2003
23:59, 7 Jan 2003 UTC | XMLhack Editors

A collected summary of items that ran on the xmlhack newswire on 7 January, 2003.

Daniel Veillard announces libxml2-2.5.0
from Uche Ogbuji at 21:16, 7 Jan
libxml is an XML processing library written in C. The major new feature is XmltextReader, a API that combines simplicity with performance, inspired by the C# interface of the same name.

Shareable Content Object Reference Model Initiative (SCORM)
from Uche Ogbuji at 21:07, 7 Jan
SCORM is an XML-based language and related API for describing the structure of content designed for courseware. SCORM is sponsored by the U.S. Advanced Distributed Learning initiative.

Ecological Metadata Language (EML) 2.0
from Uche Ogbuji at 21:03, 7 Jan
EML, based on prior work by the Ecological Society of America, is a specification for ecological metadata implemented in a series of XML documents.

Apple announces new web browser, Safari
from Edd Dumbill at 19:26, 7 Jan
New browser is based on the open source Konqueror browser component, integrates better with OS X, and boasts fast loading times. Public beta available, requires MacOS X 10.2 or higher.

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