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RE: participating communities (was XML Blueberry)

I cannot say otherwise, Simon.  There are always those more 
willing to amputate their foot than to lance a boil.
Of course, it helps if it is your foot and not someone 


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

-----Original Message-----
From: Simon "St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com]

Recognize that most of the markup universe, even those of us who aren't
especially fond of the W3C, have no desire whatsoever to use SGML per

Creative destruction and simplification is a necessary process.  We'll
go through this cycle again with XML at some point.  I don't see anyone
seriously expecting to return to SGML, except for a few folks who
already know SGML well.