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Re: The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on

From: James Fuller <jim@webcomposite.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:06:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEaz5mtmMWRqyX14eLc_s+SgUHH-zwB8vzya+syS8jpXCOAHsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, public-microxml@w3.org, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>, Stephen D Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com>
> For my own curiosity mainly, what benefit really comes from moving this to a
> normal wg at this stage?

Its a good question to ask  my feeling is that having the WG give its
approval would help in giving a positive indication to a larger

 but I can't help to think that more grassroots efforts are required
to tell the story of microxml to the wider community.

I would rather handover to the WG the moment we start getting some
kind of uptake with microxml, let the community at large push for WG
approval/consideration by voting with their adoption versus some
automatic reaction.

So  perhaps we are putting the cart before the horse by considering
WG escalation first, perhaps the next step is some kind of noise about
microxml, how to use it, where to use it, tutorials, etc.

thoughts ?

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