A new version of Working with Time Zones has been developed by the Internationalization (I18N) Core Working Group. This update has exceptional value because sometimes human-PC interaction suffers from the misunderstandings connected with differences in time. The purpose of the Core Working Group is to make it easier for the computer applications to understand the differences among the time zones and time formats. It is very important for many modern applications which are used in different time zones, especially if they are portable or can get access to the Internet. In fact different programs interact with each other on different platforms and the current changes simplify the process of harmonization of their interactions within the issue what time and time zone actually is.
What is HTML?
HTML is a universal system for proclaiming hypertext on the Internet. This format is based on SGML and it can be easily composed and edited by numerous instruments, starting with the standard text editors and finishing with the most complex authoring tools (WYSIWYG). The structure of HTML is very logical – it uses simple tags to texturize data into headings, hypertext links, lists, and so on. If you want to get more information about HTML, you can check out the simple guide for the beginners.
HTML belongs to the basic foundations of the W3C’s conception of the Web of the future. It is the element of all websites and W3C is currently trying to improve HTML and to make it even more multifunctional and modern.
XHTML or Extensible HyperText Markup Language is a set of modules and data types which copies, extends and broadens the abilities of HTML, but it uses the updated XML rather than SGML as a foundation. All types of XHTML documents are created to function in connection with XML-based user agents. This family of languages is a follower of HTML and they both consist of many similar and common processes and instruments. You can also see the page of Frequently Answered Questions about XHTML and HTML.
SGML is the descended form of the GML that is originally aimed at the sharing of the softcopy large-project documents of the industrial, legal and governmental fields as they should be stored in the readable form for many years that is a quite difficult task for the IT. Such fields as the aerospace, technical and industrial publishing industries widely used SGML. However, SGML became even more called-for after the appearance of the XML profile that made it more appropriate for the versatile and all-purpose application.