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RE: A few things I noticed about w3c's xml-schema

Before we bronze too much, Yuri would point to 
Charles, and Charles would point to Sharon.  They 
did not always agree, and they lead in different 
ways. Two of those people are still leading. We 
were once a very small community and now we are 
a considerably larger one and we need and have 
more leaders.  That is a good thing.  I suspect 
if you ask Charles or Sharon, you will find 
they are very proud of this.  Few among us 
can claim to have dedicated a life to moving 
a planet, and they did not do it alone.

I spent last weekend throwing away more literature 
on SGML than I suspect most people have ever seen. 
Who remembers OWL?  Who remembers SIGHyper, SMDL?  Who 
wrote for <TAG>?  Who has a draft 8879 or a copy 
of Martin Bryan's Author's Guide, or Goldfarb's 
SGML Handbook?  There is a long history in 
the markup community.   It is also past.  The 
work we do now builds on it, but the work is 
now and future.  The heros we need are above ground.

Yuri was the face man.  He evangelized and he 
found talent.  He gave people a sense of self-worth 
and made them feel like they belonged to something 
larger, something hopeful and wonderful and fun.
If Yuri taught me anything, it was eyes forward 
and people matter.  And laugh as much as you can.
One should enjoy this great game we play.

I want mine to say (1954 -   ) for as long as 


Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h

-----Original Message-----
From: Robin Cover [mailto:robin@isogen.com]

Here's a friendly challenge to the XML 'experts' who now stand upon the
shoulders of those who preceded them: if you never met Yuri, try to
read the obituary notices with the guess than you might come away
unchanged in your inner person.  You probably won't.  XML (SGML
'lopped off') stands at the boundary between sanity and insanity, but
contrary to what one might justifiably conclude from the current
climate, it's not all about money.  Take the dare (I dare you); there are
only about 60 items:


What do you want your epitaph to say?