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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] My perspective. display perferct?

2008/7/1  <robert_weir@us.ibm.com>:

>> Thinking about it further, it also doesn't seem reasonable to
>> require that something be a standard before the TC can consider it.
>> To be of most value to vendors and to promote best interop, it seems
>> obvious to me to work on standards which are not yet finalized.
>> Surely the best point at which to raise interop concerns with a
>> standard is before it's finalized/ratified?
> That would be ideal, I think.  OASIS encourages co-implementation during the
> development of a standard.  In fact, a TC must point to successful uses of a
> draft before it can be eligible for vote as an OASIS Standard.  So although
> it would be bad to release a conformance test before the corresponding ODF
> standard is approved,

Not bad. Impossible. Co-implementation? No.
Please test this. I can't tell you what it is, but please test this.


Dave Pawson

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