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Re:  XPointer goes to REC
<Quote>
Most people would tell you that XML.ORG has no say as to what others do
with its standards, and that is pure BS. 
</Quote>

Hmmm...interesting discourse. But I'm not sure what you mean when you
refer to "XML.org standards"; do you perhaps mean OASIS?

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

todd glassey wrote:
> 
> Is there an XML.ORG policy on allowing its non-standards documents to be
> referenced by any others body???
> 
> Most people would tell you that XML.ORG has no say as to what others do with
> its standards, and that is pure BS. The actuality is that if XML.ORG was to
> publish a statement that its Intellectual Properties could not be referenced
> by other standards as part of their processes until they make standards
> status within XML.ORG - that this problem would not be happening.
> 
> The people who will object to this will all have financial dependence on
> getting their products to market and that's why they have pushed the W3C
> into backing processes and declarations that have not yet reached maturity -
> This further says that W3C is politically motivated and is not a true
> standards body but one where commercial interests of the insiders are put
> ahead of the standards process -
> 
> It doesn't matter whether you agree with the above or not - that one person
> says this publicly is all that it takes to invalidate the envelope of
> propriety around the W3C's operations and make the motivations behind all
> their efforts suspect. And considering what's what - this is a real issue I
> think.
> 
> Todd Glassey
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Cowan" <jcowan@r...>
> To: <xml-dev@l...>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 7:04 AM
> Subject:  XPointer goes to REC
> 
> > I have just heard that the XPointer Framework and the element() and
> xmlns()
> > schemes have become W3C Recommendations.  The xpointer() scheme is still
> > at WD stage.
> >
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> > And rhymes that didn't force me to frowan."     [overpacked
> line!] --Michael Kay
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