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   Re: [xml-dev] limits of the generic

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Norm Walsh writes:
> | It's time to get over the notion that a committee of experts can
> | solve semantic problems for a wide range of problems.  It was very
> | nice of the W3C to provide a home for the simplification of SGML
> | and give us a useful syntax, but the results since then have been
> | hideous - and in large part because the world takes the W3C's
> | pretensions seriously.
> <shrug/>

I guess you're too deeply involved to see the W3C's continuous pile-on
as a problem.  I count your shrug as yet another sign that some people
don't care enough to fix it.

Oh well.

Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA
http://simonstl.com may be my URI
http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI
urn:oid: is another possibility altogether


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