OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: Will XML change the character of W3C?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Anthony Channing <AnthonyC@101Ltd.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 09:26:03 +0100

Is it then the case that the individuals responsible for
all the ML innovation that lead to XML chose W3C 
as a means to get industry to listen to and comply to 
their ideas.

It seems to me that industry is at least listening at
thid stage, full compliance is still a little way off.
If the main goal of W3C is treaty building, then I'd
say it is still a little way from success, although
it looks probable at this stage that it could acheive

So I agree with Len.  The individuals responsible for
XML have at least acheived the objective of getting
an industry consortium, and a much wider community 
to listen to and begin implementing their ideas.

W3C is still some way off its objective...


101 Media Ltd
Marketing Your Web Site - A seminar by 101 Media. 
Barnham Broom Hotel Tuesday 16th November 2000 9.30am - 12.30pm 
for further details and to book on-line please visit:

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Bullard, Claude L (Len) [SMTP:clbullar@ingr.com]
	Sent:	17 October 2000 16:43
	To:	Amy Lewis; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
	Subject:	RE: Will XML change the character of W3C?

	From: Amy Lewis [mailto:amyzing@talsever.com]

	On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 09:09:07AM -0500, Bullard, Claude L (Len)
	>>Here's the rub: XML Is Not a W3C Success.

	>I disagree.  Emphatically.

	Noted. I wrote a reply that I just sent to the o-file.  My advice to

	you is to study up on SGML Declarations, and investigate the history

	of SGML hypertext applications such as EBT's DynaBook, US Army IADS,

	and browser tech SoftQuad licensed.  You will discover that many of
	features you consider innovations were already implemented prior to 
	1996.  XML is a victory for the markup community in that it proves 
	by demonstration the principles of markup developed over many 
	years and much effort.  That community is considerably 
	larger and older than the W3C individuals associated with the
	of HTML and XML, and in many cases, are the same individuals.



News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS