Re: 2.1 a-d: Link Recognition by Reserved Attribute?
Peter Flynn wrote:
> I wrote:
> > > > And we don't need to drag HyTime in to explain that.
> > >
> > > Amen.
> Len says
> > Dead wrong.
> > First, "drag in" is inflamatory not helpful. If it is an
> > arch form, then referencing ISO 10744 does not hurt.
> I didn't mean to be rude about HyTime. I meant we don't want lengthy
> screeds about it in the XML spec. Referencing it is fine.
Not screeds: just the proper references.
> > Y'all are wandering into the weeds of religion and personal
> > animosities.
> No, none intended.
Ok. The rest of this isn't aimed at you, Peter, or
anyone in particular.
The other side of this, we will need all the personal,
public, private and professional support we can get.
The SGML community is our natural ally. Another duh,
but worth remembering. That is simply political. What
is not political are the policy documents out there, that
is, the ISO, government, company, etc. that do reference
ISO. Where the alliance is strong and not encumbered
by weasel wording or other strange and unneccessary
considerations, we whose job it is to see that XML
is adopted as a preferred delvery format for SGML
can do that a lot easier where the references are clear.
HyTime/SGML can do us a lot of good.