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Re: Why is the W3c so 'closed'?

From: Matthew Brealey <thelawnet@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 11:13:09 -0800
Message-ID: <383C38B4.2D35@yahoo.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
crism@exemplary.net (Christopher R. Maden) writes:

> This is obviously not an official statement, but as an employee of a
> company in the process of joining, and as a former employee of two founding
> companies, my understanding is this: Revenues allow the W3C to fund its
> work.  
This I can accept. 

> Privacy allows large competitive companies to join and participate
> without surrendering strategic advantage.  
This I cannot accept, because the WG must, by definition, have more
competitor participation than public discussion forums.
Received on Wednesday, 24 November 1999 06:08:54 UTC

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