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Re: Is the W3C endorsing Google?

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2004 13:34:13 -0500
To: office@nailexpress.de
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
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 - Ian

On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 13:07, office@nailexpress.de wrote:
> Is the W3C endorsing Google by including the search engine on it's
> home
> page?  If so, why Google?  Because it's the best?  If it is the best,
> how do you know it is the best and by what measure? Even if it is the
> best, should the W3C be in the business of endorsing a particular
> proprietary search technology?  
> Other than this small issue I am a strong supporter of W3C activities.
> I also am a big Google user, though I have become concerned about it's
> level of dominance.  I have found that http://google-watch.org
> provides
> some useful perspective on the matter.
> - Thomas
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
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