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   RE: [xml-dev] bohemians, gentry

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> Saying it is "just politics" is maybe belittling. 

Sorry, I don't mean to belittle. There are politics in every human endeavor.

> It is need and that is always a local politic. 
> The problem is a local politic going global at 
> the point of the standards sword. 

There are times when the personal interests of those who hold the reins of
power conflict with the interest of those subordinate.  There is a power
stuggle here, although I'm starting to think it's not between data-heads and
doc-heads, nor between pedants and free-thinkers. I think it's fundamentally
and issue of representation and perceived disenfranchisement of the


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