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Re: Microsoft's involvement in the WG

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 12:29:43 +1000
Message-ID: <460C7617.1020803@lachy.id.au>
To: John Joseph Bachir <jjb@ibiblio.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

John Joseph Bachir wrote:
> As a web developer and someone who cares very passionately about the
> web, I must say the idea of Microsoft involvement on this WG,
> especially in a co-chair capacity, bothers me.
> ...
> Why give Microsoft a voice on a standards development effort, when
> they have yet to implement several other years-old,
> painstakingly-designed standards that we all think are important, and
> that HAVE been implemented by several other projects with
> significantly fewer resources?

We have a much better chance of getting Microsoft to improve IE by 
working with them, rather than excluding them based on past performance 
and personal opinions.

-- 
Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
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