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From: Iain Harrison
Date: Oct 26, 2004 5:55AM

Tuesday, October 26, 2004, 12:17:02 PM, jkorpela wrote:

> Occasional abuse of the word "standard" does not make the W3C a standards
> body.

They define standards. Whether or not they are on some self-appointed
standards body list is of no consequence whatever.

WSSN is a self-appointed body that charges members a membership fee
in return for distributing standards documents. W3C has no need of
such a service, and presumably chose not to join.

There are far more international standards bodies than the few on
their list.