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Re: XML Linking 1.0 and XML Base become W3C Recommendations
- From: Tim Bray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 10:37:16 -0700
At 12:06 PM 27/06/01 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> I'm very happy to announce that
[XML Base and XLink]
>reached W3C Recommendation status today 27 June 2001.
Wow, this one's been a long time coming. The original
XML WG spent most of the summer of *1997* on this one;
I suspect a record for the longest-gestating W3C spec.
I look at the eventual result and I don't see anything
nasty that's crept in. Major congrats to the people
who finally got the job done.
I think the potential application space for XLink is
nearly unbounded, and think it ought to be become a
central technology. That won't happen unless somebody
buckles down and writes some code to show what it can