RE: Web Philosophy
Doesn't this appear strange - considering that usually when you do work for people you get paid. As to the level of the membership fee - I can only think that this is intentionaly high, to block the little fish out. Full membership for a years salary? Come on. --- Danny Ayers http://www.isacat.net <- -----Original Message----- <- From: Martin v. Loewis [mailto:martin@l...] <- Sent: 27 March 2001 19:02 <- To: ken_north@c... <- Cc: xml-dev@l... <- Subject: Re: Web Philosophy <- <- <- > The desire to participate must be accompanied by the <- willingness to write a <- > rather large check for the annual membership fee. <- <- Right: $50,000 for full membership, and $5,000 for affiliate <- membership, per year. Compared to membership in other standards <- organizations I'm familiar with (such as OMG or ITU-T), it is not that <- much. <- <- There are other means of influencing as well: W3C publishes candidate <- recommendations, and the public has an opportunity to review those <- quite some time before they get adopted. Many of the member expers <- have a technical background and will be open to technical arguments, <- so providing feedback should help to avoid technical inconsistencies, <- and underspecification. I'm sure many readers of this list have <- participated that way in the past, without paying a dime. <- <- Just sitting back and complaining about the results when they are <- final is inappropriate, IMO. <- <- Regards, <- Martin <- <- ------------------------------------------------------------------ <- The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org, an initiative of OASIS <- <http://www.oasis-open.org> <- <- The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ <- <- To unsubscribe from this elist send a message with the single word <- "unsubscribe" in the body to: xml-dev-request@l... <-
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