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Re: Dissatisfaction with HTML WG

From: Rimantas Liubertas <rimantas@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 00:09:14 +0200
Message-ID: <5ccfb3340712241409j7ddb829ela7cbf0d6b92b7d2f@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org, www-archive@w3.org

> First, any good design process is not democratic, rather something closer to
> a meritocracy.  All voices are not and should not be equal.  Whether this
> works out to be a good thing or bad thing depends where the weight lands,
> and how it is used.  :)


> Second, some folk - of which I am one - are coming to the opinion that XHTML
> in the web browser is looking more like an evolutionary dead-end, not
> "leading the web to it's full potential".  Seemed like a good idea at one
> time, but on further examination, not so much.  Clearly this is a judgement
> call.  There are going to be many of these judgement calls.  A practical
> standard cannot be a union of all possibly-workable ideas.

Also agreed.
I had written something along these lines, but tossed it, so thanks for writing
it here :)


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