lavazza - 8:03 pm on Dec 16, 2007 (gmt 0) This smells like a PR stunt to me. This smells like an argument from ignorance to me [w3.org...] Saying in China:
What standards? The W3C only publishes recommendations. 2007-11-30: On 28 November, W3C Chief Executive Officer Steve Bratt delivered two talks — a keynote entitled "The World Wide Web Needs World Wide Standards" and an overview of W3C's standards work — at the 2007 Open Standards International Conference in Beijing, China.
PDF: Steve Bratt: The World Wide Web Needs Worldwide Standards [w3.org]
"The social value of the Web is that it enables human communication, commerce, and opportunities to share knowledge. One of W3C's primary goals is to make these benefits available to all people, whatever their hardware, software, network infrastructure, native language, culture, geographical location, or physical or mental ability."
Sir Tim Berners-Lee
W3C Director and Inventor of the World Wide Web
"Third-class companies make products;
second-class companies develop technology;
first-class companies set standards."
This smells like a PR stunt to me.
This smells like an argument from ignorance to me
Saying in China: