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   RE: [xml-dev] Designing XML to Support Information Evolution

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Marketing goes where the money is and 
the press goes where the inventors are. 
Then they tear them down. See news at ten. 

The Brits wrote a paper in 1947 describing 
a manned rocket using a German V2.  Today, 
the Canadians are testing a similar design as 
their entry for the X-prize.  Meanwhile, 
Konrad Dannenberg, who was part of the 
team that actually did the original 
design tells us that what the Canadians 
are doing is a bit dangerous because 
of the lack of a turbopump, but the 
Canadians have a complete set of V2 
drawings and are moving on relentlessly.

And so it goes in the world of taking 
designs from one group and claiming it 
for one's own achievements and fame. 
It may not be fair, but it is certainly 


From: Michael Kay [mailto:michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com]

> http://www.support.psi.com/support/common/inet-serv/dns/hierarc.html

A wonderful view of the internet as an all-American institution. Amazing.
The worrying thing is, one gets the impression the people who paint this
kind of picture don't even realise how parochial their world view is.


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