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AWWW 'somewhat unrealistic' -- Google

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 09:59:45 -0700
Message-ID: <18527.54913.169372.502727@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: chris@w3.org
Cc: www-tag@w3.org



Let's not make the mistake of equating the opinion of any one
individual to that of a large, 15,000+ company -- that would only
be to the detriment of all.

Chris Lilley writes:
 > 
 > Hello www-tag,
 > 
 > Since this showed up in passing on an unrelated list, i thought it was
 > worth dropping a link here. google is now of the opinion that the
 > Architecture of the World Wide Web is 'unrealistic' and charters
 > should no longer make reference to it.
 > 
 > Raman, I would be interested to know why Google takes this position?
 > 
 > ====== quote =====
 > 
 > Here's Google's feedback:
 > 
 >   [...]
 > 
 >  - We are not sure that the charter should explicitly expect the group
 >    to follow the AWWW and CharMod specifications. Recent developments
 >    (in particular in the HTML5 group) have suggested that these
 >    specifications are somewhat unrealistic in terms of the constraints
 >    put on technologies intended for wide deployment on the Web.
 > 
 >    [...]
 > 
 > ====== end quote ====
 > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-geolocation/2008Jun/0077.html
 > 
 > 
 > -- 
 >  Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 >  Interaction Domain Leader
 >  W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 >  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 > 

-- 
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--raman

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