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   Re: [xml-dev] Open Standards Organization

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On Thursday 16 May 2002 09:06, Eric van der Vlist wrote:

> > The name was one of the first items I wanted to raise on the mailing
> > list. I like the X- prefix a lot (XPath, XPointer, etc.). Since we are
> > pretty much certifying specs, how about "XRated"?
> The name is important, but can we define it before having defined the
> scope of the organization?
> For instance, do we want to reduce the scope to XML related specs, to
> markup languages, to the software industry or not at all?
> The X prefix seems to make sense only in the first case...

My effort is called Open Research. This name is focussed on the process of 
researching rather than the results of the research, the standards and 
reports and so on, you see.


                               Alaric B. Snell
 http://www.alaric-snell.com/  http://RFC.net/  http://www.warhead.org.uk/
   Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software  


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