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RE: Creating Catalog of W3C's XML Schemata

From: Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol) <skw@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 15:10:38 +0000
To: "ted@w3.org" <ted@w3.org>
CC: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, "cmsmcq@w3.org" <cmsmcq@w3.org>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>
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Hello Ted,

In respect of:

> >> I agree influencing OS vendors is a major part of this, I think we can
> >> get quite a few (Linux, Mac other UNIX) via libXML and Daniel Veillard
> >> is very willing to help.  I would also go to Michael Champion of
> >> Microsoft based on TAG decision and if Mac, Linux etc are doing this
> >> it will likely influence their decision.

Is there anything specific that you are looking for as a "TAG decision". If you like, can you frame the question that you'd like to address? What would enable you to "...go to Michael Champion of Microsoft based on TAG decision..."

Many thanks,

Stuart
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ted@w3.org [mailto:ted@w3.org]
> Sent: 17 June 2008 19:28
> To: Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)
> Cc: Norman Walsh; cmsmcq@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Creating Catalog of W3C's XML Schemata
>
> "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com> writes:
>
> > Ted,
> >
> > Can I share this with the TAG, preferably via a publically
> visible archive.
>
> Fine with me, we should confirm with Michael (cc'd) as well or remove
> that sentence if he prefers.
>
> I had the audience of the email limited but did not state anything I
> have objection to having publicly available.
>
> > --
> > Hewlett-Packard Limited registered Office: Cain Road,
> Bracknell, Berks RG12 1HN
> > Registered No: 690597 England
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: ted@w3.org [mailto:ted@w3.org]
> >> Sent: 11 June 2008 15:05
> >> To: Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol); Norman Walsh;
> cmsmcq@w3.org
> >> Subject: Re: Creating Catalog of W3C's XML Schemata
> >>
> >> Stuart Williams <skw@hp.com> writes:
> >>
> >> > Did you see Norm's response at:
> >> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2008Apr/0259.html
> >>
> >> Stuart,
> >>
> >> Yes although I was not cc'd.  I'm hoping for a TAG decision and to
> >> help sway Tim on this.  It doesn't seem like it has made it to the
> >> agenda.
> >>
> >> Michael Sperberg-McQueen is also helping lobby Tim.  I have tried in a
> >> few venue in W3C to get a decision on whether or not W3C should bundle
> >> up a catalog and work with OS vendors on getting it out.  During a
> >> project review call on Systems Team projects Tim suggested bringing to
> >> TAG.  Tim sees it as already handled in HTTP RFC based on caching
> >> directives.  Unfortunately many HTTP implementations are far from
> >> complete and I think it is unrealistic to think we can get that fixed
> >> in the wide range of libraries and clients.  What I have to contend
> >> with is an ever increasing strain on our infrastructure and in
> >> addition to our defense strategies need a long term solution to the
> >> problem.  One planned defensive strategy will adversely impact a
> >> considerable amount of XML processing applications.
> >>
> >> I agree influencing OS vendors is a major part of this, I think we can
> >> get quite a few (Linux, Mac other UNIX) via libXML and Daniel Veillard
> >> is very willing to help.  I would also go to Michael Champion of
> >> Microsoft based on TAG decision and if Mac, Linux etc are doing this
> >> it will likely influence their decision.  There has been some problems
> >> with XML .Net libraries based products over the years.
> Just shipping
> >> the catalogs and having clients and libraries move toward
> that would
> >> be greatly beneficial, having the OS vendors consult
> catalogs at TCP
> >> stack level before causing the traffic would absolutely cure the
> >> problem but that is highly unlikely.
>
> --
> Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>
> W3C Systems Team
> http://www.w3.org
>
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