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Re: independent standards - a matter of life and death?

On 11 Jun 2001 19:34:20 +0800, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> Standards and specifications are agreements between those stakeholders who
> can get a voice.  The consumer has to speak at the marketplace.

_Has to_ speak at the marketplace, or just typically isn't organized
enough a group to speak sooner?

Those are two pretty different things, especially in the XML context we
breathe here.