Microsoft's responce to article

Robert La Quey robertl1 at
Mon Jan 17 01:27:58 GMT 2000

At 01:42 PM 1/15/00 -0800, you wrote:
>At 01:58 PM 1/15/00 -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> >As much as I appreciate that the W3C is busy, getting this out a lot
> >earlier would have been useful, to say the least.  A lot of the dates on
> >these are _very_ old.
>Mea culpa, more than anyone else.  But it's a symptom of the W3C's 
>#1 problem, lack of resources.  I've been busy helping get XLink done.
>CMSMCQ's been busy helping get schema done.  JeanPa's been busy getting
>MS Office to do something sensible with XML, a little bird tells me.  It
>was tough to lay any of these tasks aside to put in the errata work.

Well, open up the game and you will get a lot more resources.  Not 
money, but the scarce resource, brains and imagination. 

I don't see Linus complaining about a lack of resource for Linux. 

Some people might have to give up some control though. But again I don't see
Linus asking for permission to axe stuff he does not like. 


Bob La Quey

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