From: Martin Duerst (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Oct 03 2002 - 09:20:58 EDT
As announced at the International Unicode Conference in San Jose
the W3C Internationalization Activity has recently been restructured,
and the Internationalization Working Group (WG) and Interest Group (IG)
have been re-chartered. We are sure that this will provide you with
increased possibilities to contribute to Web Internationalization
in the widest sense, and are looking forward to your participation.
More information can be found at
and in the WG charter
The Working Group now consists of three Task Forces (see below)
- The Core Task Force is continuing previous work: completing the
Character Model for the World Wide Web and the Internationalized
Resource Identifiers (IRIs) specifications, and continuing reviewing
specifications produced by other W3C Working Groups.
The chair of the WG and the Core Task Force is Misha Wolf, Reuters.
See http://www.w3.org/International/core for how you can participate.
- The Web Services (WS) Task Force is investigating the needs and problems
in the area of internationalization of Web Services, in particular the
dependency of Web Services on language, culture, region, and locale-related
The chair of the Web Services Task Force is Addison Phillips, webMethods.
See http://www.w3.org/International/ws for how you can participate.
- The GEO (Guidelines, Education & Outreach) Task Force is helping to get
the internationalization aspects of W3C technology better understood and
more widely and consistently used.
The chair of the GEO Task Force is Richard Ishida, W3C. See
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/howto-join-geo for how you
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