Re: W3C's 'Moral Majesty'
At 07:06 PM 9/19/99 +0100, Dan Brickley wrote: > >On Sun, 19 Sep 1999, Steven R. Newcomb wrote: > >[sniiiippppp] > >> [...] The W3C is a software vendor consortium; people (including W3C >> members) who believe otherwise are deluding themselves. >[...] > >I'm sorry, I can't let this one just slip past. As Bristol University's >Advisory Committee representative to W3C, I can assure you that agendas >other than software vending are represented. Bristol University may be >many things, and there are many groups here who do produce saleable >software, but we're not software vendors. We joined W3C to participate >in the development of specifications that affect teaching, learning and >research applications in our *.ac.uk environment. And we're not alone >in this... Well put. Ann (this time indeed speaking as the HWG AC rep) --- Author of Effective Web Design: Master the Essentials Coming in September --- Mastering XML Founder, WebGeek Communications http://www.webgeek.com Vice President-Finance, HTML Writers Guild http://www.hwg.org Director, HWG Online Education http://www.hwg.org/services/classes 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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