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   RE: [xml-dev] XPath/XSLT 2.0 concerns

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Simon St.Laurent wrote:

...
> Personally, I try to make clear to a broad group of people 
> that the W3C is not monolithically good - only some of their 
> work is worth using - and make sure they do as little damage 
> as possible in cases where people accept their work 
> uncritically.  I don't think there's much hope for many of 
> the XML-oriented projects underway, nor do I think the working
> groups or the organization have any interest in hearing that.  
> Being friendly and cooperative seems completely inappropriate 
> given the present situation.


At risk of being called na´ve once again, this seems very
counterproductive if the ultimate goal is widespread interoperability.
If the energy and criticism poured daily into this list were directed
towards the WGs as Jenni suggests, I wonder how things might be
different. 

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