Re: Alternatives to the W3C
On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Dave Winer wrote: > So much heat! > > Is it passion or fear? It's fear that the willfully ignorant attitudes you express may in fact be indicative of the beliefs of others. > Here's the truth, as best as I can express it. > > There are lots of different webs. No. There is one Web. > WAP phones, Lynx, Geocities, Homestead, Linux, SlashDot, XML, eBay, WebTV, > AOL, News.Com, NYTimes.Com, Vignette, PornCity, PHP, Wiki, Zope, Mozilla, > Manila, and on and on. All of them use HTTP (a W3C standard), HTML (a W3C standard), MIME (an IETF standard), ASCII, GIF, JPEG, URIs and URLs (IETF standard), etc. That makes them all part of one Web. The World Wide Web. > Apples and oranges, but each one says the web is something different. No, each expresses their piece in different ways, using the technologies that go to form the one Web. You're saying that there are many different ideas of publishing based on the fact that there exists more than one book. We finally have a way to share information among all the Net-connected people of the world, thanks to some highly commodified standards, and your reaction is "let's turn it back into a proprietary system, that's what's happening anyway" and "let's exclude everybody!" It's sad, really. Pathetic and sad. And, because you should know better, it's raising people's ire. Steve 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 Unsubscribe by posting to majordom@i... the message unsubscribe xml-dev (or) unsubscribe xml-dev your-subscribed-email@your-subscribed-address Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.
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