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   Re: [xml-dev] WS-Addressing to W3C: Is the Tide Turning?

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On Aug 19, 2004, at 12:20 AM, Tim Bray wrote:
> Hmmm.  My impression was that XQuery's delays were self-imposed, 
> they've taken on an insanely-large problem and determined that they're 
> going to solve all of it, in absence of significant prior art, what do 
> you expect? -Tim

Agreed, I was just using XQuery as a poster  child for a long, long 
delayed W3C spec.  In retrospect, it's not a good example of what the 
Powers that Be complain about at W3C.

Also, that was written before I was enlightened by Mark Pilgrim's 
soon-to-be classic description of the universal dynamics of a standards 
working group: http://diveintomark.org/archives/2004/08/16/specs :-)


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