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   Re: [xml-dev] Leading the web...elsewhere?

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Michael Champion wrote:
> I think the Web should be led by the "crowd" of people with problems  
> looking for solutions and solutions looking for problems, and not by a  
> "mob" of people led by Gates, Berners-Lee, or anyone else.   Right now  
> the Web doesn't need to be led anywhere.  That's not to say that it's  
> just fine as it is, but to suggest that the people in Redmond,  
> Cambridge, and elsewhere should be listening for what the real problems  
> are, and proposing experimental and tentative solutions, rather than  
> universal platforms or standards that they want to lead people towards.

Quoting from your own quote: "what distinguishes a crowd or a group from 
a mob is that mobs are sort of single-minded, (...) they're all moving 
in the same direction."

I'm having a hard time picturing the W3C as a single-minded place where 
everyone's moving in the same direction, honestly ;)

Robin Berjon


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