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Re: The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:18:13 -0500
Message-ID: <CADC=+jcYanxdJ+m6R8=Ju9REVOqjGcEjLpT9_YQHfDmgLTfzuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Cc: public-microxml@w3.org, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>, Stephen D Green <stephengreenubl@gmail.com>
On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 12:07 PM, John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

> Brian Kardell scripsit:
>
> > For my own curiosity mainly, what benefit really comes from moving
> > this to a normal wg at this stage?
>
> The additional publicity/prestige that comes from becoming a WG
> Recommendation, in principle equal to XML.
>
> --
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> Cowan
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>


I disagree that this is necessarily a good thing - I think if there is a
hope to pull this off it has to involve some "on its own merits"
growth/uptake by a community lest it be viewed as being something handed
from on high.  I'm curious to hear James Clark's view on this...
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