OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help

[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]
Re: [xml-dev] SGML default attributes.

On 7 May 2016 15:30:06 Steve Newcomb <srn@coolheads.com> wrote:

> BTW, you don't have to be ISO to style yourself as an authority suitable
> to be cited in a formal public identifier (FPI).  Anybody can do that. 

I think it cost us $90 to register Silmaril with the [then] GCA as ISO9070 Registrar.

> It's interesting that, according to
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formal_Public_Identifier, W3C has never
> registered the owner identifier it uses for itself, "W3C".

I did ask them at the time why they hadn't registered and the answer was that they saw no merit in it (read, couldn't be bothered).


If that's
> true, I guess W3C recognizes only its own notation-universe's authority
> for owner identification, rejecting that of the United Nations. 

"Couldn't be bothered" may hold true here too. Or maybe the thought of spending $90 bothered them.


[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index]

News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 1993-2007 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS