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Godzilla (was Re: pfps-06 hold off?)

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 14:16:00 +0100
Message-ID: <3F534690.3060803@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Hi Pat,

I didn't get this Godzilla reference, please enlighten me.

(Sorry this is somewhat offtopic)


pat hayes wrote:

> Because our task is to write a standard which conforms to some other 
> standards, in particular XSD (charter). If the world in general chooses 
> to mis-use these standards, it isn't our job to track their mis-use. 
> That's the Microsoft way; we are obliged (and IMO, morally obliged) to 
> follow the Godzilla way. If we write a standard which assumes that 
> people are mis-using the XSD spec, then it will be impossible for 
> *anyone* to conform to RDF +XSD.
> Pat
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