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5 May 1999
W3C Issues Recommendation for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.
3 May 1999
Help W3C find prior art about P3P.
Release of Amaya 2.0, W3C's editor/browser.
14 April 1999
Release of libwww version 5.2.8.
19 March 1999
HTTP/1.1 moved to IETF Draft Standard.
24 February 1999
W3C Issues Recommendation for Resource Description Framework (RDF).
Release 5.2.6 of libwww, W3C's Open Source general purpose Web API.
11 February 1999
W3C Publishes First Working Draft of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Specification.
4 February 1999
Janet Daly Joins W3C as Head of Public Relations.
26 January 1999
New CSS1 Test Suite to Boost Style Sheet Support.