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

From: Orion Adrian <oadrian@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 10:33:45 -0400
To: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <BAY1-F107gMtgPybO1z0004145e@hotmail.com>

>[moved to www-talk from www-qa]
>On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> >
> > However, the correct answer in this situation is not rubberstamping. The
> > correct answer, in this context, would be to let X publish its standard
> > outside of the W3C venue. W3C should not be involved if there is only
> > one company behind the technology.
>The implication was that X and Z agree on most of the other aspects of the
>spec, and are both going to be implementing it. I should have been
>clearer. (And this is definitely not hypothetical -- I've been involved in
>situations much like this in a W3C context many times.)

Can you give an example of how doing it X's way is going to be Z out of 
business? You mentioned this, but I fail to see how a construct in a 
language is going to harm to Z?

Orion Adrian

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