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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoPlainText>&gt; &nbsp;Can anyone summarize what's going on at W3C and/or point to relevant info about the W3C format and tools?<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>Here&#8217;s a quick summary:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>The W3C produces technical standards and drafts (<a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/">http://www.w3.org/TR/</a> has a complete list).<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>The W3C has a set rules for technical publications, and a set of tools for producing them. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&quot;spec-prod@w3.org&quot;&nbsp; is a public mailing list devoted to mechanisms for producing and managing W3C specifications.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>The web page <a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/spec-prod/">http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/spec-prod/</a> &nbsp;&nbsp;not only has the mailing list archives, it has a list of tools and references to publication rules and guidelines at the bottom (scroll down).<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><a name=tools><b><span style='color:black'>Tools</span></b></a><b><span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2001/07/pubrules-form">Pubrules automated check tool</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2002/01/tr-automation/tr-biblio-ui">W3C Bibliography Extractor</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2002/01/spellchecker">W3C Spell Checker</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2002/08/diction">W3C Stylistic Checker</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><a name="XML_Document_Production_Tools"><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]></a><a href="http://www.w3.org/2001/03/09-XML-document-production-tools">XML Document Production Tools</a><span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l1 level1 lfo1'><a name="Document_Management_for_Web_Specs"><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]></a><a href="http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/SGML/spec-mgmt">Document Management for Web Specs</a><span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='color:black'>For Reference<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2003/Editors/">W3C Editors' Home Page</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2004/02/02-pubrules.html">W3C Publication Rules</a> (&quot;pubrules&quot;)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/">W3C Manual of Style</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText style='margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:black'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>&middot;<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='color:black'><a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Process/">W3C Process Document</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>The group &nbsp;is looking at enhancing their tooling and also modifying the requirements for document format to fix problems as well as allowing new capabilities. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'>One of the tools is ReSpec.js&nbsp; <a href="http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/ReSpec.js/documentation.html">http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/ReSpec.js/documentation.html</a> which might be adaptable for IETF use.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoPlainText><span style='color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p></div></body></html>