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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: Daniel Phillips <phillips@bonn-fries.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 22:25:38 +0200
To: Donald Eastlake 3rd <dee3@torque.pothole.com>, www-patentpolicy-comment@w3.org
Message-Id: <20011003202536Z16100-17200+355@humbolt.nl.linux.org>
On October 3, 2001 10:04 pm, Donald Eastlake 3rd wrote:
> >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".

Thankyou for that clarification.  By implication, you agree with my 
assessment of the W3C's interpretation of the word "recommendation"?

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