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   RE: [xml-dev] WS-Emperor naked?

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The W3DC decided to make the BoD responsible for 
voting to let a spec or standard out.

Draconian but it puts names to approval.  We'll see 
how well it scales.


From: Rich Salz [mailto:rsalz@datapower.com]

> To be approved a spec
> must pass two separate and independent votes: one by those who worked
> on the spec, and one by interested parties who did not participate in
> the development of the spec, and made no investment to be wasted if
> the specification fails to pass the vote. Sadly, I know of no
> standards body that operates in such a bicameral fashion.

Except for the fact that some committee members are also in the second 
voting pool, many standards work this way:  W3C, OASIS, ITU (less sure 
of that).


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