Proposal to standardise a Java API

John Wilson tug at
Thu Feb 25 21:38:08 GMT 1999

>> I'm mildly surprised that nobody from Sun has had the good manners
>> to post an announcement here.
>You beat me to it, that's all!  However, the intention to start this
>process has been mentioned in the past ... and I told folk to watch
>the URL above quite recently.  Quite a few folk from XML-DEV have asked
>for such an API standardization process to start.

The spec was filed on Feb 23rd. It's Feb 25th now (nearly Feb 26th in the

Actually we have 4 days to respond not 7.

I agree that such a standardization os way past due - but not by stealth.
>Note that due to the current high volume of XML-DEV, I read this
>list infrequently.

That much is clear

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