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Re: DOM interfaces for XSLT

From: Frans Englich <frans.englich@telia.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2005 11:37:21 +0000
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-Id: <200506091137.22146.frans.englich@telia.com>

On Tuesday 07 June 2005 16:19, Robin Berjon wrote:
> Frans Englich wrote:
> > I find it easy to find work inside W3C that needs to be done: whole
> > specifications missing, extensions in specifications being abscent, test
> > suites that needs completion, and so forth. Mostly the reaction is "Good
> > Idea, Someone Should start a Working Group for that." After that passes a
> > handful of years, with no clear answers on if anything will happen at
> > all.
>
> The reason I mentionned such a group is that there's a chance that it
> might get created in the close future and start work on precisely this
> sort of API, I would expect in a fast-paced manner. While nothing is
> settle at this point, I have reason to hope that it's not a "oooh, let's
> create a WG for this" thing.
>
> > The questions that begs is, is the W3C bureaucracy justified? I can't
> > answer if it fully is, but it surely is frustrating.
>
> In my experience the "bureaucracy" is quite limited. The major problem
> I've found is that finding people to do actual work on specifications
> and test suites is hard. Way too often WGs are short on workforce as too
> few people can commit time to get things done.

Yes, nothing is easy. My comment shouldn't been taken seriously, it was a 
silly, disillusioned whining in the name of frustration.


My Apologies,

		Frans
Received on Thursday, 9 June 2005 11:27:42 GMT

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