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Ben Trafford <firstname.lastname@example.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
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?