Re: Microsoft's responce to XML.com article
At 07:00 AM 1/17/00 -0500, Daniel Veillard wrote: >I think one of the key points in the W3C process is to avoid arbitrary >design decision, changes to specs are reached by WG consensus, and >then once the spec is finished it has to get approval from the director >and members. > Arbitrary design decision can lead to a speedy specification, they >also can generate serious problems, we try to avoid that. Arbitrary design decisions within the W3C seem to be the cause of unending discussions on XML-dev, if _any_ of the stories I've heard at conferences are true. (I don't think the W3C process was set up arbitrarily, though it too appears to be the cause of unending discussions.) Simon St.Laurent XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed. Building XML Applications Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth http://www.simonstl.com 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/ or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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