Microsoft Hatred FAQ

John Bokma john at
Tue Oct 18 08:20:56 CEST 2005

"Mike Schilling" <mscottschilling at> wrote:

> "John Bokma" <john at> wrote in message 

[ w3c "standard" v.s. ISO ]

> You haven't said why you thinbk "standards" are more valuable than 
> "recommendations". We apparently both agree they're no more likely to be 
> observed, so what is the reason? 

That an HTML standard (ISO/IEC 15445:2000) and an HTML recommendation by 
w3c (4.01 for example) are two different things, and mixing them up by 
calling both standards is a bad thing.

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