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Re: Is there a way...

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 10:35:54 -0400
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20010413103139.02d3b030@pop.hesketh.net>
To: webmaster@richinstyle.com, www-style@w3.org
At 04:30 PM 4/12/01 +0000, Matthew Brealey wrote:
>--- Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com> wrote:
> > Sue, you are an employee of a W3C member and you should know that all
> > discussions are not held in public mailing-list !-)
>
>This is very true. But not necessarily the best thing in the interests
>of standards or compliance or whatever the W3C is devoted to.

I'll second Matthew's comments here.  Even with the smiley-face at the end, 
suggestions that discussions of W3C specs that have a rather critical 
bearing on the work of the rest of us should be held in private is pretty 
disturbing.

It doesn't go over well with anyone except W3C members, in my experience, 
and that's just not enough of the world.

Please remember that the existence of the W3C as a membership-based 
consortium does not render non-members uninterested or unworthy. If you 
want to get rid of the conspiracy theories, drop the practices which lead 
to their development.

Thanks!


Simon St.Laurent - Associate Editor, O'Reilly and Associates
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books
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