Re: Costs of the W3C
At 03:01 PM 1/17/00 -0500, David Megginson wrote: >Can a company like that reasonably devote 20% of one of the senior >engineers' time to a W3C WG? Maybe, if the engineer made it a >condition of employment or if the WG's work were critical to the >company's success or failure, but I doubt that either is the typical >case. Probably not, but participation can also give them a competitive edge, contacts, and a variety of other goodwill that is difficult to quantify in terms of dollars ROI. >That said, I think that Ann and I probably agree that the real cost of >W3C work or any othe standards work is not the $5K fee but the human >time that a company has to invest. Yes (though I wouldn't make toooo many assumptions about my staff costs :) ) Ann --- Just Released! - HTML BY Example Now shipping - Mastering XML Also in print: Effective Web Design: Master the Essentials 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/ 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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