Re: XSL Debate, Leventhal responds to Stephen Deach
"Simon St.Laurent" wrote: > > All I can say on this one is that it sure hasn't felt like it from the > outside. At times, the public comments of W3C staff (plus former W3C folk) > and WG members on both sides have felt pretty much like open warfare, Differences of opinion are healthy. I don't see what the problem is with this. > and > coordination on vocabulary feels like an afterthought, nothing more. It is true that the W3C process encourages bottom up development where a spec. is developed and then integrated with the rest later. Of course the IETF and ISO have the same problem. The only way to do better would be to SLOW DOWN and map out the data and processing models before developing syntax. But who has time to figure out where we are going before we start driving? -- Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco "Silence," wrote Melville, "is the only Voice of God." The assertion, like its subject, cuts both ways, negating and affirming, implying both absence and presence, offering us a choice; it's a line that the Society of American Atheists could put on its letterhead and the Society of Friends could silently endorse while waiting to be moved by the spirit to speak. - Listening for Silence by Mark Slouka, Apr. 1999, Harper's 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/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 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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