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RE: Standards (yet again) was RE: Use of XML ?

Ad hominem.  

Len Bullard
Intergraph Public Safety

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

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Tobin [mailto:richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk]
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 4:37 PM
To: Bullard, Claude L (Len)
Cc: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: Standards (yet again) was RE: Use of XML ?

>>What "intellectual property" (a prejudicial term if ever I heard one)
>>is there in SGML except the copyright in the text of the standard?

>publicity rights, moral rights, and rights against unfair competition

Well, you've got me there.  I have no idea what any of those have to
do with SGML.

Next you'll be claiming that running NSGMLS constitutes an
unauthorized public performance of SGML.

-- Richard