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At 01:39 PM 5/7/2002 -0700, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
>The bottom of that email clearly stated it was personal opinion. As a
>Microsoft representative, I can state unequivocably that my team is
>dedicated to pursuing full compliance with the W3C XML recommendations
>we support. On this list and others I read I have been proactive in
>ensuring that any issues users have with the compliance level of our
>technologies is addressed by my team.
>Heck, just this morning I flamed one of my coworkers for suggesting we
>work around bugs in XML Schema spec because it would lead to
>non-conformance with the the recommednation even though competing
>implementations do that already.
I think Microsoft has done a very good job of conforming to XML Schema. As
a user, I really appreciate this. I spend a lot of time getting
heterogeneous systems to talk to each other, and conformance to the
standards is really important to make interoperability happen.