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Re: We must fork the SVG standard (was: SVGA 1.0 uses RAND -> DO NOT ! implement it, DO NOT ! use it)

From: Donald Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2001 16:04:04 -0400
Message-Id: <200110032004.QAA08177@noah.dma.isg.mot.com>
To: www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org

>I wish I could say that SVG is only a recommendation at this point, but 
>unfortunately, "recommendation" is the W3C word for "standard", just as RFC 
>is the IETF's word for standard.

This is not true. The IETF uses the word "standard" for standard.  See
<ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc1796.txt> "Not All RFCs are
Standards".

>SVG became a standard, i.e, "recommendation" in W3G terminology, just under 
>one month ago:
>
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904/
>    "W3C Recommendation 04 September 2001"
>
....
>
>--
>Daniel

Donald
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