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Re: Winning battles but losing the war

From: Alex Milowski <lex@www.copsol.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 13:03:59 -0600 (CST)
Message-Id: <199702131904.NAA00553@copsol.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
> I suspect Dan would argue with that proposition; I'm fairly sure TBL would
> if pinned down. Nobody on W3C staff said a kind word for XML when I and
> others brought it up. XML was not given air time; or rather it was listed
> on the agenda but time ran out during the final "quiz the staff" session.
> I hope next year someone from the SGML ERB will be given an hour to present
> the glowing success story. But we'll have to get XML far up the pipeline in
> the W3C process for that to happen; that pipeline is clogged, and if XML
> doesn't burst loose in Santa Clara it might not get another chance this
> year. (I wish I could be there.)

In addition, has anyone noticed that XML *doesn't* show up on the main
web document at http://www.w3.org.  You have to dig down in the SGML link
to find XML.  It would be a great benefit to have an XML link since we do
have a 1.0 *standard*.

R. Alexander Milowski     http://www.copsol.com/   alex@copsol.com
Copernican Solutions Incorporated                  (612) 379 - 3608
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