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At 12:58 PM 10/19/2003 -0700, Tim Bray wrote:
>There are substantial communities - remarkably unrepresented here on
>xml-dev - who have been complaining vociferously because neither W3C XML
>Schemas nor RelaxNG shows any sign of addressing the entity problem, and
>they claim they really need them, mostly for this problem of naming
>characters. If nothing else, +names is a thought experiment which should
>clarify these peoples' issues. So far we've heard a few voices saying
>"this might be useful" and a few saying "This is an abomination". So far
>we haven't really heard very much from the constituencies whose issues
>this is designed to address.
I'm not sure why you're writing off xml-dev's value so quickly. A lot of
people here, myself included, deal with these issues every time we work
So whose input do you actually value?
>If this silence continues, the conclusion will be obvious.
And what conclusion would that be? Lack of interest?