Re: OSS vs W3C? was: Next Round
Bill la Forge wrote: > Open Source Software and vendor controlled standards bodies, IMHO, are a poor marrage. > The advantage of Java and XML is that they let you do significant work without the need > for a large team effort. Say what? Java is not open source; there is an open-source version (Kaffe), but it's not yet ready for prime time (feel free to contradict me if you know otherwise). Java is a vendor-controlled standard (maybe soon to go away). XML is a vendor-consortium-controlled standard. If you don't like these processes, try IETF or ISO. -- 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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