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   Re: [xml-dev] ISO and the Standards Golden Hammer (was Re: [xml-d ev

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Kremena Gotcheva wrote:

> Sorry for being late to coment on this one:
>>Aaargghh... can't we just discuss the acceptable straightness of a
>>banana or the appropriate viscosity of tomato sauce...
> You may not know it but such standards exist. They are global, and created
> by the UN commission for Europe (www.unece.org) - the hosting body of

I was wondering if anybody would notice :) I find it hilarious, 
including other things like requiring helmets for trapeze artists 
because they work over certain height of the ground...


> UNECE creates them among other useful things, like the unified look of
> road shields all over the world allowing you to use your driving license
> in US, Australia and everywhere else. The drawback is the really tasty
> products disappear and get replaced by standardised ones.
> We live in a globalising world, whether we like it or not. Your branches'
> problem is that there is no such thing like the standardised creativity.
> Kremena


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