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Re: Forced Resignation

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 05:57:58 -0600
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20140702055758.a4a993c2877db5273032d81b@bisonsystems.net>
Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> 3. In "Weaving the Web", Tim writes, "The Web is more a social
> invention than a technical one".  I've yet to see the browsers take
> on the social aspect in a way that's aligned with web axioms, ie with
> modularity, decentralization etc.  Mozilla had a good go at it, but
> ultimately didnt get there, imho.  We have ended up with
> balkanization of the social experience of the web to an extent.

Yes, to an extent best exemplified by Facebook's recently-revealed
antics. Sure am glad they're not represented on the TAG, because I
really, REALLY question their motives regardless of any technological
position they or their employees may take here in future.

Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 11:58:19 UTC

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