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Re: complexity (was: Re: XHTML and RDF)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 21:37:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Orion Adrian <oadrian@hotmail.com>, www-qa@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404182132490.13430@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>
> I'm HP's rep in a number of SW WGs - while I try and find out what HP
> people outside my immediate group want it is an uphill struggle, most of
> the time the 'HP position' that I represent was worked out over a coffee by
> three or four people, (and it's only on the few more important issues that
> we bother to do that).

Oh, absolutely. But the end result is the same -- the representative who
gets to cast the deciding vote in the kind of situation I outlined is the
one who is not particularly interested in the topic matter.

Thankfully those kinds of situations are not that common, but they still
happen.

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