WWW Conference, Paris, 6 May 1996
Note: the link to HTML i18n in the call for participation
is outdated, the new one is:
Tomas Carrasco Benitez,
Internationalization & Multilinguism
on the WWW
Serving Multilingual Online Documentation (WWW5
Shripad Patki/Nelson Ng,
Services for Complex Text Languages (Postscript)
world-wide World Wide Web
and other things
John Larmouth, Grahame Cooper, MAITS
Nikolai Puntikov, (short bio and info on
Katalin Kolosy, Rural Europe today and
Lee Collins, (short bio)
Steve Zilles, Adobe and non-Unicode characters
Martin Dürst, The Next Topics for WWW
Gregor Erbach, On-demand translation for search
& extraction services.
Bob Briscoe, (short bio)
Mike Holderness (journalist),
AND the South
John Lardee, Elsevier Science position paper.
Equipment in the room: Sun (Solaris2.5) with Internet connection, overhead
projector, LCD (for projecting computer screens).
The following presentations are expected:
[15 min] François Yergeau: (1) status of HTML I18N, (2)
Internationalisation of URLs.
[15 min] John Larmouth: The importance of architectures, models, and
[15 min] Martin Bryan: Maintaining links between translations.
[15 min] Faith Zack, Server and CGI extensions (working title)
[15 min] Tomas Carrasco Benitez, Web Internationalization &
[15 min] Jean Dougnac, Multilingual software architecture.
[15 min] Gregor Erbach, Multi-lingual HTML/multilingual servers.
The workshop will take place at the CNIT, Paris, 6 May 1996. Room
9.00: Welcome and agenda
9.30: Presentations 1, 2, 3 & questions
10:30: Coffee break
11.00: Presentations 4, 5, 6 & questions
12.30: Lunch break
13.30: Afternoon agenda
15.00: Tea break
15.30: More discussions
18.00: End of workshop
A list of suggested discussion topics can be found in a
Workshop organizer is Bert
Bos (firstname.lastname@example.org), workshop chairman
How to participate
The workshop will be held on Monday, 6 May 1996, as part of the WWW conference.
(See the conference pages
for addresses.) If you want to participate in the workshop, you'll have to
do two things:
for the workshop/tutorial day of the conference.
Send a position paper to the workshop convenor:
Bert Bos (email@example.com)
The position paper is a text that explains what your interest in the workshop
is. It can be a previously written paper, an argument for a particular solution
to an i18n problem, a description of the work you do, etc. It can be anywhere
from one page (hard-copy), to as many as you need. It must convince me that
you really need to be at the workshop, and it should also help other participants
to prepare themselves. Include as many hyperlinks as you want, including
those to your home page.
The papers will be put on-line and linked from this page. They will also
be handed out to participants at the workshop itself. Current goal is to
have around 20 participants (and as many position papers). The workshop's
organizer is responsable for selecting the participants and may refuse or
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