Daniel Carrera wrote:
> mental@...3... wrote:
>> I just broke down and looked at the OpenDocument standard. Yes, they
>> are in fact doing this.
>> Unless this has been somehow okayed by the SVG WG, they are polluting
>> the SVG namespace.
> I am ignorant of this subject. I know that the OASIS TC is in contact
> the other standard groups (like XForms) so presumably SVG is one of them.
>> What are the appropriate channels to raise these concerns re:
> Go here:
> You can leave a comment (click on "Send a comment"), join the TC, or
> simply just join their mailing list and participate in the discussion.
> The list is office@...676... but I can't figure out how to
> subscribe. I know you don't have to be a TC member to participate, as
> I know of other people who aren't members and still contribute there.
> It is very important to get representation in the OASIS TC from
> multiple interested parties. The goal is to make a format acceptable
> to everyone, and that can only be done if people participate in the
> Also, right now they wer working on the next version of the format.
> The one that'll meet all of the EU's requirements. And they are in the
> official "request for public comentary" period until Friday. So, the
> best time to raise a concern is right now. Send them a comment.
> There is also a weekly conference call, general public invited, toll
> free number. It is every Monday from 4:00PM to 5:00PM UTC. Here are
> the details for the next one:
Yeah, this should be brought up on the w3c www-svg list:
Mental, since you did a bit of research on this, might you email them
and tell them of the urgency of this as well. Although, with their
current speed, I don't know how effective they are at commenting on that
spec prior to FRIDAY.
I went ahead and summarized the arguements and went ahead and posted to their list.
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