OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] Perceived C/B for XML 1.1

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

jcowan@reutershealth.com (John Cowan) writes:
>> Business partners, right.  I don't object strongly to XML 1.1, but I
>> do object to notions of communication that are just about business
>> partners.  
>I don't object to a relaxed definition in which you and I count as
>"business partners", since we have an interest in communicating.

That's offensive, not relaxed.  It's almost as silly as the "all
computerized communications must be done through formal contracts"
nonsense we used to hear around XML a few years ago.

Conflating communication into business is just obnoxious.  Perhaps the
complaints about NEL's priority weren't that far off...

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


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS