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Web of Services

Web of Services refers to message-based design frequently found on the Web and in enterprise software. The Web of Services is based on technologies such as HTTP, XML, SOAP, WSDL, SPARQL, and others.

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W3C seeks to integrate payments seamlessly into the Open Web Platform. The result will be new business opportunities, an improved user experience for online transactions, reduced fraud, and increased interoperability among traditional solutions and future payment innovations.

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Transferring data from one domain to another domain or between applications needs sometimes a secure transaction and well defined document authentication. XML Encryption and XML Signature are key pieces of the XML security stack.

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Internationalization of Web services concerns service descriptions, communicating language and locale, and internationization of human-readable messages exchanged by services.

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A draft of a new article, Time & date, Essential concepts is out for wide review. We are looking for comments by 22 June.

This article introduces a number of basic concepts needed to understand other articles that deal with time zones and handling of dates and times on the Web.

Please send any comments as github issues by clicking on the link “Leave a comment” at the bottom of the article. (This will add some useful information to your comment.)

Note that some links don’t work because this is in a test location. No need to report those.

The Web Payments Interest Group is planning its next Face-to-Face meeting in Boston on 1 July. For the next several weeks the group will build its agenda. The meeting follows the 2-day W3C Workshop on Blockchains and the Web, which … Continue reading

For twenty-five years the Internationalization & Unicode® Conference (IUC) has been the preeminent event highlighting the latest innovations and best practices of global and multilingual software providers. The 40th conference will be held this year on November 1-3, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

The deadline for speaker submissions is Monday, 4 April, so don’t forget to send in an abstract if you want to speak at the conference.

The Program Committee will notify authors by Friday, May 13, 2016. Final presentation materials will be required from selected presenters by Friday, July 22, 2016.

Tutorial Presenters receive complimentary conference registration, and two nights lodging, while Session Presenters receive a fifty percent conference discount and two nights lodging.

FREME  is a project that is developing a  Framework  for multilingual and semantic enrichment of digital content. A key aspect of the framework is that it puts standards and best practices in the area of  linguistic linked data  and multilingual content processing in action. We will introduce the framework in a dedicated webinar on 22 February, 4 p.m. CET. If you are interested in participating please contact  Nieves Sande  and  Felix Sasaki for further logistics.

NACS Daily reported today that Card-Not-Present Fraud Jumps 30%, according to BankInfo Security.  This increase in fraud on the web and in other CNP situations has been long predicted: as EMV is deployed in card present scenarios, fraud will move … Continue reading

This video  explains what Linguistic Linked Data is and summarizes the outcomes of the  LIDER project . This includes best practices for working with Linguist Linked Data, a reference architecture and a roadmap for future activities around Linguistic Linked Data. The video has been produced by the LIDER project and has been published during the  European Data Forum 2015 event.

The Web Payments IG met 26-27 October in Sapporo as part of W3C’s annual TPAC meeting. We had strong attendance and discussed results after our first year, as well as next priorities. A meeting summary includes synposes of our discussions … Continue reading

The Internationalization Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Internationalization Best Practices for Spec Developers.

This document provides a checklist of internationalization-related considerations when developing a specification. Most checklist items point to detailed supporting information in other documents. Where such information does not yet exist, it can be given a temporary home in this document. The dynamic page Internationalization Techniques: Developing specificationsis automatically generated from this document.

The current version is still a very early draft, and it is expected that the information will change regularly as new content is added and existing content is modified in the light of experience and discussion.

In August I wrote a post on the W3C Advisory Committee Review of a draft charter authored by this IG for a new Working Group. Today, W3C launched the Web Payments Working Group to make payments easier and more secure … Continue reading

The  BPMLOD community group  has published three best practices for working with Multilingual Linked Data. The best practices are around  bilingual dictionaries multilingual dictionaries  and  multilingual terminologies. The BPMLOD group will continue to work on further best practices related to other types of language resources.

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  • 2017-04-03 ( 3 APR) 2017-04-07 ( 7 APR)

    WWW2017

    Perth, Australia

  • 2018-04-23 (23 APR) 2018-04-27 (27 APR)

    WWW2018

    Lyon, France

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