XML News from Monday, February 13, 2006

The W3C Semantic Web Best Practices and Deployment Working Group has posted a note on A Survey of RDF/Topic Maps Interoperability Proposals. This note "records existing proposals for integrating data represented in W3C's RDF/OWL family of languages with data represented in ISO's Topic Maps. It is a starting point for establishing guidelines for combined usage of these standards, assuring interoperability."

The W3C Device Description Working Group has posted the first public working draft of Device Description Landscape, "a companion to Device Description Ecosystem. This draft describes the current state of the various options that exist for providing Device Descriptions to enable device-aware applications."