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RE: The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on

From: Rushforth, Peter <Peter.Rushforth@NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:51:32 +0000
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, "public-microxml@w3.org" <public-microxml@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1CD55F04538DEA4F85F3ADF7745464AF2494B598@S-BSC-MBX1.nrn.nrcan.gc.ca>
+1, although the link to XML seems tenuous without xml:.

Anyway, bold thinking.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cowan [mailto:cowan@ccil.org] On Behalf Of John Cowan
> Sent: November 14, 2012 20:33
> To: public-microxml@w3.org
> Subject: The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on
> The W3C XML Core WG <http://www.w3.org/XML/Core> discussed 
> MicroXML briefly last week at a face-to-face meeting, and at 
> more length today on the phone.  I belong to the WG, but 
> didn't attend the F2F.
> Since there hasn't been a posting here for more than a month, 
> and no changes to the draft for six weeks, the Core WG would 
> like to know if anyone on this Community Group objects to 
> transferring further work on the MicroXML specification 
> itself to the Core WG in hopes that it will eventually lead 
> to a W3C Recommendation.  Other possible work items such as 
> MicroAF, MicroExamplotron, and Automatic Namespaces would 
> remain in the hands of this group.
> This does not constitute any sort of commitment by the Core 
> WG to actually work on MicroXML, of course.  However, its 
> charter will be renewed next month, so this is a good moment 
> to add MicroXML as an optional work item.
> If there are any objections, please post them here or email 
> me privately, or in the alternative communicate with Liam 
> Quin <liam@w3.org>.
> Giving reasons would be a Good Thing.
> -- 
> John Cowan    http://ccil.org/~cowan  cowan@ccil.org
> 'Tis the Linux rebellion / Let coders take their place, The 
> Linux-nationale / Shall Microsoft outpace, We can write 
> better programs / Our CPUs won't stall, So raise the penguin 
> banner of / The Linux-nationale.  --Greg Baker
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