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Re: [xml-dev] Political opinions and this list

Both Len & Mark C Allman have their points;  there's politics and
politics is off-topic on this list.   The name of this list is
xml-dev.  To discuss politics, please start a new list called xml-politics.

Melvin Chin

At 02:13 PM 2007-09-01 -0400, Elliotte Harold wrote:
>Mark C. Allman wrote:
>>My point is that this isn't the forum for digs at Microsoft, Democrats, 
>>Republicans, IBM, Oracle, Google, Socialists, etc., etc.  There are other 
>>places to vent frustrations.  It distracts from the topic at hand.
>Those are two different issues, and attempting to conflate them in my mind 
>eliminates the argument. Digs at Microsoft, Google, and others who are 
>actually relevant to the topic of this list are very acceptable. As long 
>as the Democrats and Republicans don't know or care what XML is, then that 
>should be off-list.
>Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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