Microsoft's responce to article

Simon St.Laurent simonstl at
Mon Jan 17 18:59:26 GMT 2000

At 10:46 AM 1/17/00 -0800, Paul Tchistopolskii wrote:
>is $US 50,000. The annual fee for Affiliate Members is $US 5,000. There
are no differences
>in Member benefits between the two classes of membership. All new Members
must commit to a
>three-year initial term of membership. After that, membership renews
>I think it says that  3 * 5 =  $15.000.

>From what I understand, though, they don't require the 15 grand up front -
just the commitment and $5000.  I could well be wrong, though, and I'd very
much like to hear if I am on that one.

Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
Building XML Applications
Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical
Cookies / Sharing Bandwidth

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at
Archived as: or CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
Please note: New list subscriptions now closed in preparation for transfer to OASIS.

More information about the Xml-dev mailing list