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Re: Microsoft's involvement in the WG

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 12:29:43 +1000
Message-ID: <460C7617.1020803@lachy.id.au>
To: John Joseph Bachir <jjb@ibiblio.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

John Joseph Bachir wrote:
> As a web developer and someone who cares very passionately about the
> web, I must say the idea of Microsoft involvement on this WG,
> especially in a co-chair capacity, bothers me.
> ...
> Why give Microsoft a voice on a standards development effort, when
> they have yet to implement several other years-old,
> painstakingly-designed standards that we all think are important, and
> that HAVE been implemented by several other projects with
> significantly fewer resources?

We have a much better chance of getting Microsoft to improve IE by 
working with them, rather than excluding them based on past performance 
and personal opinions.

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Friday, 30 March 2007 02:29:32 UTC

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