Mozilla Foundation Co-Hosts Europe's Premier XML and Web Developers Conference

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    Mozilla Foundation Co-Hosts Europe's Leading XML and Web Developer
    Conference



    XTech 2005 Conference to Bring Together XML and Web Technology Thought
    Leaders



    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 12, 2005-The Mozilla Foundation, a
    non-profit organization dedicated to preserving choice and promoting
    innovation on the Internet, announced today that it will be co-hosting
    XTech 2005 (formerly XML Europe), the premier European conference for
    developers and managers working with XML and Web technologies. XTech
    2005 will take place from May 25 - 27, 2005 at the Amsterdam RAI
    Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.



    Mike Shaver - a founding member of the Mozilla project and a longtime
    and well-known proponent for open source and Web standards-will
    provide the opening keynote address.



    "This is an exciting year for XTech - we have broadened the
    conference's scope to reflect the growth and advancement of the
    Web," said Edd Dumbill, XTech 2005 Conference Chair. "Mozilla is a
    fitting co-host for our event given its dedication to open standards
    and drive to further innovation on the Internet and better the overall
    Web experience."



    "As the Mozilla project flourishes with the valuable contributions from
    our community of developers worldwide, XTech 2005 provides a great
    forum for us to present and collaborate on browser technology progress
    and direction," said Mitchell Baker, president of the Mozilla
    Foundation. "It's precisely this type of collaboration and idea
    sharing which help drive standards for the next-generation of Web
    technology and continue to breathe new life and innovation into the
    Web."



    Mozilla's presentations and activities at XTech 2005 include:

    "Mozilla and E4X," Brendan Eich, Chief Architect, Mozilla
    Foundation, United States
    "Mozilla's XML User Interface Language (XUL)," Ben Goodger, Firefox
    Lead, United States
    "Directions of the Mozilla RDF Engine," Axel Hecht, Mozilla Europe,
    Germany
    "Extending Mozilla with XBL," Brian Ryner, Google, United States
    "SVG and Canvas in Mozilla, " Robert O'Callahan, Novell, New
    Zealand
    "Mozilla Technology BOF," A meeting for conference attendees
    interested in XUL and Mozilla's SVG, XBL and E4X implementations


    XTech 2005 is being held in conjunction with the Gilbane Conference on
    Content Management. For more information, visit
    http://home.lighthouseseminars.com/lighthouse/Amsterdam2005/gcsf.html.



    For information on presentations, sponsorships, exhibiting and other
    marketing opportunities, visit http://www.xtech-conference.org.



    For general information and to register to attend, visit
    http://www.xtech-conference.org/2005/registration.asp.



    About the Mozilla Foundation

    Established in July 2003, the Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit
    organization hosting a collection of leading innovators whose mission
    is to preserve choice and innovation on the Internet. The Foundation
    provides organizational, legal, and financial support for the Mozilla
    open source software project. The Foundation is based in Mountain View,
    California. Learn more about the Mozilla Foundation at www.mozilla.org.



    About IDEAlliance

    IDEAlliance (International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a
    not-for-profit membership organization. Its mission is to advance
    user-driven, cross-industry solutions for all publishing and
    content-related processes by developing standards, fostering business
    alliances, and identifying best practices. Founded in 1966 as the
    Graphic Communications Association, IDEAlliance has been a leader in
    information technology - developing Document Markup Metalanguage
    (GENCODE), sponsoring the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML),
    and fostering eXtensible Markup Language (XML). IDEAlliance builds on
    these languages to create specifications that enhance efficiency and
    speed information in all aspects of publishing and content-related
    processes. Learn more about IDEAlliance at www.idealliance.org.



    Press Contacts:



    Mary Colvig
    650-762-2820




    Judi Palmer
    650-762-2812








    Marion L. Elledge

    VP, Information Technologies Programs

    IDEAlliance http://www.idealliance.org
     
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