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Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com> wrote:
| By posting here on xml-dev, I am asking someone representing the Linking
| WG to step in and make a public statement, just as Steven Pemberton
| commented on the views of the HTML WG.
Could we expect to hear anything except "What's the problem?"?
Regarding B2, I think the response could be a counter-challenge. After
all, you need merely put some ATTLISTs with xlink:whatever in, and then
consult a PE maven to grind the details.
| XLink has done more than any other effort to educate about the possibilites
| of linking beyond <a href=.. This stuff is too important to stay hidden
The W3C does not work that way. It's an industry consortium, not an open
forum. Nevertheless, you are expected to take it on faith that politics
are not a factor, and nothing is "too important" not to be hidden if that
would oil the gears of W3C process better. Consider this exchange:
(I realized that my basic point, "If it's fundamental technology, it can't
be confidential.", was never going to be addressed.)