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   Re: [xml-dev] The myth of 80/20

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On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 18:11, Robert Koberg wrote:
> Eric van der Vlist wrote:
> > Maybe they are carefully hidden in the member's section, but I have
> > never seen a cost analysis for a W3C (or any other competing standard
> > organisation) decision made in the name of the mythic 80/20 rule...
> the easier it is to make money from some tool, the faster the adoption 
> of that tool
> do you disagree?

I don't know (I have never been good at making money), but I don't see
how that relates to the mis-usage of the 80/20 to accept or reject
technical feature requests without any cost and market analysis.

But never mind...

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