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   XML as beta-test

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 16:42:17 -0400

At 04:09 PM 10/13/00 -0400, Joseph Kesselman/Watson/IBM wrote:
>Let's face it: If XML was a commercial product, we'd still be in beta-test
>on many of the things which are now RECs.

There are some who would suggest that might not be so bad...

though everyone has a different opinion about which RECs that applies to.

I suggest that companies take that approach to all W3C work in my last
point on:

Given the distinction some folks make between 'STANDARDS' and 'w3c
recommendations', it may not be such a bad approach overall.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books


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