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Going to Extremes

GCA's Extreme Markup Languages 2000, held in August in Montreal, was billed as "not frisbee, not skateboarding, not lounging — just no-holds-barred tech talk," and so it was. It was the kind of conference where the code and ideas presented in the sessions were light years ahead of any c

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XLink: An Introductory Example

Before we start to dissect the structure of XLink, let's examine a concrete example. Suppose you want to express in XML the relationship between artists and their environment. This includes making links from an artist to his/her influences, as well as links to descriptions of historical events

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W3C XML-Encryption Workshop

If XML is to become the language of trusted Web applications (e.g., electronic commerce) it needs standard mechanisms for digitally signing and encrypting XML entities (and it needs them soon!). Furthermore, this mechanism must be fully functional in environments where only XML tools are available.