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   Re: Namespaces from where?

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 22:18:33 -0400

At 06:50 PM 9/17/98 -0400, Chris Maden wrote:
>First of all, I incorrectly identified the main reason for keeping W3C
>discussions private: many W3C members have more vocal lawyers than my
>employer does, and contributors to the discussion fora would have to
>clear everything through their lawyer before posting it if the
>archives were, or ever would be open to the public.  This is a
>compelling reason to keep them private forever.

Well, let's just hope they open it up to the historians after we're all
dead. I figure the historians will want to know how the foundations of
their data storage and transfer systems, all of which are grounded in XML,
came about.

Am I being too optimistic about XML?

Simon St.Laurent
Dynamic HTML: A Primer / XML: A Primer
Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth (November)
Building XML Applications (December)

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