Invasion of the invited experts

Windy sea at Boscastle

It seems like I am not the only one on the HTML WG bandwagon. ;)

I thought this mail about the workgroup’s use of ‘dated’ IRC and ‘old school’ mailing list by Gavin Pearce was hilarious. A little early for April the 1st though.

Though seriously, I am little worried about the clash of cultures on the WG. I think there are four types:

  1. The dreamy semantic/XML W3C staff
  2. The confused corporate guys featuring Microsoft stalling, yet leading the WG of the API that rivals its core business!
  3. The frustrated ‘old school’ WHATWG people
  4. The unwashed Web2.0 “Web designer”

Update: I couldn’t resist joining the fray.


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