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RE: Why 90 percent of XML standards will fail
- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: James Robertson <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 08:26:56 -0600
I'll agree with that. So many act as
if the W3C is creating standards,
many others are fooled into thinking
Yep, that's the point. Now UDDI
can act that way too because the
precedent has been set. So, does
this mean everyone gets to have it
I leave it to the W3C cheerleaders to
defend the act.
Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
From: James Robertson [mailto:email@example.com]
I think the point was being made that
the W3C acts as if they are creating
standards. The industry also implements
them as if they are standards. Users
view them as standards.
But when the difficult questions arise,
the W3C invariably says "hey don't blame
us, we're not creating standards!".
You can't have your cake and eat it:
Either you are creating standards, and
must therefore be expected to be held
against the highest standards, or you're
"All the power, but none of the responsibility"