On 12.03.2010 22:06, Tim Bray wrote:
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Martin Rex<mrex(_at_)sap(_dot_)com> wrote:
Martin describes a planet on which nroff formatting semantics are
considered to have current relevance, in which it's hard to look at 4
or 5 HTML documents simultaneously, in which people don't care which
characters are used to write their names, in which worrying about i18n
in protocols is a bad idea, in which people worry about viewing RFCs
on DSL routers but not mobile phones, in which printing HTML "just
doesn't work", in which it takes "fancy gadgets with lots of CPU
horsepower" to render HTML...
I congratulate SAP for their bold vision in extending their operations
beyond the bounds of planet Earth. -Tim
agreed on all but the last sentence.
SAP is a large organization, and Martin's opinion definitively isn't the
same as SAP's. I disagree with most of what Martin is saying, but
everybody is entitled to his/her opinion, and on IETF mailing lists,
people usually speak on behalf of themselves.
Best regards, Julian
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