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On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 13:01 -0500, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> I worry about are the self-perpetuating committees that
> find they like each other, want to be together, and keep
> on keeping on past their capacity to produce timely hits.
> After all, it's fun to travel, see one's name in the trades
> and on the covers of the specs, get lecturing gigs, get
> to drink with one's heros, and destroy hotel rooms without
> having to learn new material.
Not sure about W3C committees destroying hotel rooms
(Liam is that true? :-) but the 'stale' committee I'm sure
is a reality in most organisations. At least with the same faces they
that X will hit his hobby horse again, Y will agree if we shout
etc. Bring new faces in and who knows what might happen. Less cosy.
Good point Len.