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Re: [xml-dev] W3C Rants (was: RE: W3C as Golden Goose ...)

believe it or not, if such a press happens, their share price goes up,
because investors always feel happy when there is a chance for additional

Do you think companies care more about good will or stockholders?.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Park" <donpark@docuverse.com>
To: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 2:43 PM
Subject: RE: [xml-dev] W3C Rants (was: RE: W3C as Golden Goose ...)

> > How do you play hardball with the folks who own the playing
> > field?
> Its simple.  BigCos pay millions every year just to maintain their brand
> corporate image.  All one has to do is raise enough ruckus for long enough
> time to attract the media.  As soon as bad press against BigCos starts
> rolling, its a simple choice for the BigCos: immediate and persistent
> on their corporate image versus some far off and iffy revenue projection.
> Don Park
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