Re: Namespaces Revisited...
Rick Jelliffe wrote: > The ISO HTML is in fact already created. Ah, I didn't know it was an International Standard already. > On the issue of whether W3C is a standards body, I think W3C has been pretty > scrupulous to call their technologies "specifications" not "standards". "Recommendations", no? > But it is quite possible for a committee to stifle comments, even if they are > good. To call it "politics" is just to say that technologies > exist in the human world, where there are high stakes in the direction > of technology. Granted. But AFAIK the comments still have to be considered and replied to, even if the reply amounts to "This idea is terminally stupid". They can't be burked entirely. I am not accusing the XML WG of doing anything of the sort, merely pointing out that W3C committees *can* do that, and by the terms of their chartering represent the consortium members, not the general public. -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@c... You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5) xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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