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Ben Trafford <ben@legendary.org> wrote:
| At 04:52 PM 9/27/2002 +0000, Arjun Ray wrote:

|> It sounds like you're saying that XLink wound up with no (re)mapping
|> mechanism because there was no way found to appease prejudice.  Have I
|> understood this correctly?
| "Prejudice" is a rather strong term. 

Predisposition and closed minds are alternatives.

| It wasn't politically feasible, at the time. And I am not speaking for 
| the rest of XML Linking WG at the time --- I'm speaking as a private 
| individual. 

Sure.  But what would you say were the main political sentiments at that
time?  I don't think anyone was crass enough to tell in you so many words,
"you can't do that", but something in the air made that pretty clear any
way.  What was it? 


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