RE: Microsoft's responce to XML.com article
At 12:00 AM 1/17/00 -0500, Didier PH Martin wrote: >Again, I've managed our membership to the W3C starting on the most >shoe-string of budgets, so "it's too expensive" really rings hollow here. >You either commit to it, or you don't. For a lot of one-person shops, myself included, $5000/year amounts to a tithe (one part in ten) or much worse. Perhaps if I felt a deep religious commitment to the Web, I'd be willing to contribute at this level, but I've had a hard enough time finding the $250 for OASIS. Book-writing isn't that lucrative a business, however much I may enjoy it. I don't see why that should keep me out of the W3C, however. 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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