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   Re: W3C (was Re: XSL Debate, Leventhal responds to Stephen Deach)

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  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>,"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Jun 1999 13:45:43 -0400

At 07:28 PM 6/14/99 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:

>So, to join a particular working group, a member has to
>officially allocate time for the designated participant - typically 20%
>of a full time equivalent each - and attendance at weekly hour-long
>telcons, and travel and time for quarterly or bimonthly face to face
>meetings somewhere on the planet. That cost would not go away, even if
>everyone could become a member.

And that's a good point to remember. The annual membership fees are just a
small portion of the cost to HWG (and other member companies) of
participating in W3C activities. 

For less costly involvement, there are a variety of interest groups which
individuals can participate in only via email and/or at other limited cost. 



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