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   RE: [xml-dev] dtds, schemas, xhtml, and multimedia technologies

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On Thu, 14 Nov 2002, Empowering You wrote:

> I think Microsoft's greatest benefit to mankind is that because they are
> so large and able to spend so much money on R&D, some of the things they
> push are well thought out and standards have arisen where before there
> were only smaller turf battles.  I don't know anything about the
> standards boards so I can't say how much role Microsoft had on them
> personally.  But from an outsiders point of view, it looked to me like
> the only way we finally got standards accepted is that it took a giant
> like Microsoft to force them down our throat by using them in their
> products.

Oh dear.  You are seriously naive and/or delusional.

Stay away from this mailing list; there are too many sharp edges and
you might get hurt.  Just lie back and let the koolaid comfort you.



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