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

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On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

> I didn't say that.  Their support gets 
> it adopted by more companies.  That makes 
> it a standard in the sense of the word that 
> makes it useful:  running code.   IOW, 
> a successful standard.  You are confusing 
> specifications (what the W3C produces) with 
> standards. The W3C is not an international standards 
> organization.  It is a commercial consortium.  It 
> sanctions specifications for its dues paying members.

ok, i appreciate your point.  i was just being pedantic.
> Geeks:  guys who couldn't get laid in high school 
> and discovered that the web was a place to act like 
> they did.

if i wasn't so chock full of self-esteem, i'd take
that personally. :-)



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