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Re: FW: I-D ACTION:draft-connolly-text-html-00.txt

From: Arjun Ray <aray@q2.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 02:55:50 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.991001024917.3745C-100000@mail.q2.net>

On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
> At 20:02 28.09.99 -0400, Arjun Ray wrote:
> >I now see this as the first move to "retire" HTML; it's a move I would
> >agree with.

> In this case, it should be read as the IETF declaring HTML "someone else's 
> business".

That's what I meant by "retire", and why I quoted the word (to suggest
only the IETF's possible take on the issue) :)

> I think the W3C is perfectly capable of hosting the debate about whether
> it should be "retired" or not. 

Let's not even go there...:)

> [...] the discussion on getting the IETF out of the business of 
> hosting the definition.)

A very good move indeed.  Thanks again.

Received on Friday, 1 October 1999 02:15:59 UTC

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