Re: Alternatives to the W3C
David Brownell wrote: > > The web is about open and, dare I say it, _commodity_ standards. > > That's how it grew so quickly. De-commoditizing would be a great > short-term fix for some companies' market power, but bad long-term > from the user perspectve due to a decreased ability for innovation > to occur. I've never said one should decommoditzize. I say the commodities must meet reliability testing or be consigned to the open market of push cart vendors. You can buy your food from the push cart, and you may like that, but unless there is a health inspector about, you've little to say about the food poisoning. What some of us are saying is that we are voting with our feet and we vote for innovation and reliability, that is why we use IE and encourage or insist our customers do. Universal access is not only not always needed, it is often undesirable. len 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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