among other news seen on w3c-announce: "The W3C XML Query Working Group has released the first public Working Draft of XQuery: A Query Language for XML . The XQuery language is designed to be broadly applicable across all types of XML data sources from documents to databases and object repositories." [Also...] "the XForms Working Group has released a new Working Draft of XForms 1.0 . The draft describes the architecture, concepts, processing model, and terminology underlying XForms, the next
generation of Web forms." Find out more at w3c.org .