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Re: Need some information about the W3C...

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: 23 May 2003 13:59:23 +0200
To: SJMaximus <maximussj@rogers.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1053691162.791.28.camel@seabright>

On Thu, 2003-05-22 at 21:09, SJMaximus wrote:
> Hi There,
>  
> Sorry to you bother you all as I'm sure that you are busy enough...
>  
> I've been spending some time in the site and I can't seem to find any
> specific contact information. 

Please let me know whether these resources answer your questions:

 - About W3C
   http://www.w3.org/Consortium/

 - Finding your way at W3C
   http://www.w3.org/2002/03/new-to-w3c
 
 - "W3C and the Web Community"
   http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2000/04/10/standards/w3c/index.html

> Here are my questions:
>  
> 1. Who is actually involved in the W3C? Is it a formal company? Are
> they volunteers? Are they paid?
>  
> 2. What sort of official status has it (W3C) been able to garner with
> regard to standards and the browser makers?
>  
> 3. Your best guess as to why the browser makes refuse to use all ofthe
> standards set forth by you?
>  
> Any information that you could provide me with would be great. I'm
> putting together a site focusing on XHTML and CSS standards and this
> would be good info to pass on. If you can just pass me on to a page(s)
> that has been set up for this kind of info that would be fine as well.
>  
> Thanks in advance,
>  
> Kevin Whelan
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>  
>  
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