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   Re: [xml-dev] Character Entities: An XML Core WG View

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jcowan@reutershealth.com (John Cowan) writes:
>The burden of persuasion falls on those who claim that existing
>mechanisms are, technically speaking, insufficient.

Insufficient, overly sufficient, whatever - the burden of persuasion in
W3C process always falls on those who don't make the decision.

I have a very strange image of the W3C having taken the body of SGML,
stripped it down almost to a skeleton, rebuilt it with new industrial
parts into something resembling Robocop, and now pointing at the last
remaining bit of flesh and claiming that it's wonderful.


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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