On 10/13/2011 5:08 PM, Claus Assmann wrote:
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011, Dave CROCKER wrote:
What client implementors will add this to their code? What server
Individual statements do not justify an international standards effort. What is
needed is a basis for assessing likely /industry/ adoption. A few individuals
are not a representative sample of an industry.
In other words, no matter how nice this all sounds -- and I happen
to agree that it does sound nice -- it's /very/ expensive to add to
the infrastructure and it needs a good indication that it will be
adopted. Where is the market 'pull' for the benefits this will
Sorry, I'm not in marketing, I simply implement things I like.
That's fine, but it's a very different job, with a very different skillset, for
determining what industry standards need to be developed. To a large extent,
the latter /does/ require the ability to assess a (likely) market.
"Build it and they will come"?
which usually proves wrong.
standards are extremely expensive to create and deploy. their success should
not be a matter of pure gambling.