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Re: The harm that can come if the W3C supports publication of competing specs

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 08:06:35 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0271001170606p37027ee1s5219e60701395e40@mail.gmail.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net> wrote:
>
> Le 16 janv. 2010 à 22:21, Aryeh Gregor a écrit :
>> For what it's worth, I (the MediaWiki developer who proposed we use
>> microdata) don't really care what the W3C says.
>
> That's an issue. Where I'm working right now (commercial
> Web agency) I was asked to recommend a wiki tool for a
> big railway company in Canada.
> They have requirements from Transport Canada Ministry.
> My preference was MediaWiki (part of it because of community
> support), but at the light of what you are saying it seems
> there are risks for the client and that I should not
> recommend MediaWiki.
>
>
>
>
> --
> Karl Dubost
> Montréal, QC, Canada
> http://www.la-grange.net/karl/


I was rather wondering that, myself.

I don't imagine, though, that Aryeh speaks for all of the MediaWiki
development group. Aryeh, do you speak for the entire group? Are you
stating MediaWiki's official position in this regard?

Shelley
Received on Sunday, 17 January 2010 14:07:11 GMT

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