RE: Microsoft's responce to XML.com article
At 10:15 PM 1/16/00 -0500, Didier PH Martin wrote: >By the way Ann, how many member do W3 actually has? more than 1000, 2000, >3000? >Let's say that it has 1000 members, so, 1000 X 5000$ = 5 000 000$. >Now how many people are on the permanent staff now? 100? 200? You're way over allocating. W3C has roughly 380 members (some full, most affiliate). Staff is considerably lower than that (people pages aren't secret, you can see those). W3C budget goes, of course, to more than just salary, though that's a very big part of any expenditure. (and no, these folks aren't getting rich off member dues, they're paid at academic levels through the host institutions. Read 'underpaid for their talents' ). 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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