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   Re: [xml-dev] XML Binary Interchange Workshop - minutes available

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On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 11:43:46AM -0800, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> [Dare Obasanjo] I haven't reviewed the minutes yet but it seems
> contradctory to state that more research is needed before specifications
> can be created then go ahead and recommend a working group.

The recommendation from the Workshop was that a WG be chartered to
produce test data, collect use cases and identify requirements.

However, creating of a Working Group within the W3C is subject to
a vote of the Advisory Committee -- every member gets a vote.

> Personally I think this is unsettling but will withold further comment
> until I've had a chance to read the minutes and all the position papers.

Something to consider is that the Working Group, if formed, could
produce a conclusion that W3Cshould not specify a binary format for
interchange of XML.


Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/


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