Off track

Marcus Carr mrc at
Fri May 1 01:53:22 BST 1998

Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> Apart from the number of people working on XML who are from assorted empires
> and settler states, I'm really not sure what on earth you're talking about.  I
> know there are several issues with Unicode (65000 characters isn't enough),
> but what in XML is so 'colonial'?

Nothing in the sense that you are thinking of - what I meant was that a relatively
small <disclaimer>albeit it open, etc.</disclaimer> group of people are making
decisions that are going to have a profound impact on many millions of people for
some time to come. I believe we are preparing to unleash a new culture on
everyone; I wasn't referring to any particular cultural or ethnic group or issues


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