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

From: pat hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 16:43:22 -0700
Message-Id: <p06001a15bb7989edf5ad@[]>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
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)

Whooops, I should have written "Mozilla". Freudian slip??? Nah....

>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.

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