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Re: Intranet pages

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 10:20:09 +0200
Message-ID: <4A7940B9.3070904@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> Standards are important for cases where software from unrelated vendors 
> has to interoperate. By definition, content in a walled garden such as an 
> intranet is controlled by a single organisation, and therefore a standard 
> is unnecessary -- local conventions are a perfectly suitable substitute.

That is incorrect. For instance, many document management systems run 
only in intranets, yet they still need to support a wide variety of user 
agents (not controlled by the vendors of these systems).

 > ...

BR, Julian
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