Clearer W3C Specs (was Re: XML Information Set is seeding impenetrable language; reconsider?)

Thomas B. Passin tpassin at
Mon Jan 24 13:27:34 GMT 2000

Thanks, Henry and Tim, for responding to my post.  I'm very happy to hear
about this advance.

Tom Passin

Henry S. Thompson  wrote:

> "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin at> writes:
> > <snip/>
> >
> > The IETF won't bless an RFC until there are two independent
> > I think this is the right kind of approach.  Surely, Tim B's Lark
> > implementation must have been a great help to the XML committee (I'm
> > guessing, I don't really know anything about its role).  There's nothing
> > like trying to build to a spec to uncover its lack of clarity.
> The W3C has recently introduced a status of Candidate Recommendation
> which we expect most RECs to pass through, which is specifically
> designed for implementation feedback.  XML Schema is certainly
> intending to take advantage of this.

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