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Re: TAG and WWW Architecture

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 13:43:33 -0500
To: "St.Laurent Simon" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, "F. William Hammond" <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
CC: <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, <mjumbe@electricstoat.com>, <www-talk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B743E403.D4DA%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
St.Laurent Simon <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:

>> Moreover, the public's trust does and will ultimately rest in the
>> continued soundness of the recommendations that W3C publishes.  The
>> point where those recommendations show up with faults (other than
>> self-serving resistance in certain instances of some in the community)
>> will be the time to object.
> 
> I'm afraid that the 'faults' of Namespaces in XML have already raised
> objections, though I certainly can't comment on whether they are
> self-serving or not.
[...]
> I don't think any of this is surprising, nor do I think it likely that a
> TAG would have done anything to improve the public trust in these
> specifications.

Folks, please, let's not turn this into a bash-the-W3C session -- they get
enough of that already. Instead, let's try and keep on-topic with
constructive solutions about how the W3C can improve their openness, without
sacrificing too much.

-- 
[ Aaron Swartz | me@aaronsw.com | http://www.aaronsw.com ]
Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2001 14:44:17 GMT

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