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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl@simonstl.com] 
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 1:42 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> My understandings of Microsoft motivations with regard to 
> Internet Explorer are derived from questions asked of 
> Microsoft personnel at a variety of XML and Web development 
> conferences in situations ranging from questions at the end 
> of presentations to encounters at Microsoft's floor booths to 
> the speaker rooms of various conferences, as well as on the 
> Web Standards Project's public lists.  
> I haven't spent a lot of time with Microsoft employees in bar 
> conversation, so I'm afraid I don't have any particularly 
> salacious details.


I was genuinely curious. I've never met or otherwise communicated with
anyone from the browser team professionally or otherwise so any insight
into their motivation is probably as much news to me as it was to you. 

The only thing more accurate than incoming enemy fire is incoming
friendly fire.           

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