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Subject: Re: [regrep] [Fwd: ObjectRef and RegistryObject need common base type]


I caught this on the ebxml registry list and while I have not checked 
on the actual procedures in place with regard to the current 
manifestation of OASIS poolicy on the public comment lists, I find 
this unexceptional. With apologies to OASIS, I have to say that I 
find the current policy to have, in effect, killed the public comment 
lists, to the detriment of the TCs and OASIS at large at a time when 
many of us are trying our best to improve the stature of OASIS in the 
arena of standards bodies. This is a shame, and I must admit that I 
have, in effect, also thrown in the towel because it is a fight that 
I doubt we can win. The official mind is made up, and regardless of 
the rationale, the effect may already be irreversible. After more 
than two years of working on the Human Markup Language, I have 
concluded that one would be foolish to stand in the line of fire when 
any human being or group of humans decides to shoot itself in the 

As Pogo observed, "We have met the enemy and it is us."

Ciao, but sadly,

At 10:00 PM -0600 9/25/03, Monica Martin wrote:
>Farrukh Najmi wrote:
>>It seems that the regrep-comments list is now requiring that the 
>>sender be subscribed? This does not seem right. Should we not allow 
>>an external commenter to send comments unimpeded? I could not even 
>>figure out how to tell Mei Zhao to subscribe. Kathryn, could you 
>>please look into a solution to this recurring problem.
>>In any event the issue/suggestion below seems to make good sense 
>>from an OO stand point.
>mm1: On the suggestion, sounds reasonable.  On the issue about 
>comment list, I seem to remember some kind of an issue with Kavi and 
>the fact that the comment signup was either not intuitive or didn't 
>work correctly.  The webmaster should know on the system aspects. As 
>to the change in process, I can't answer there.
>To unsubscribe from this mailing list (and be removed from the 
>roster of the OASIS TC), go to 

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