ConsortiumInfo: Meanwhile, in a Parallel Universe...
Dec 13, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)
"There's another standards war story that's been running in the
news over the past few days that has an eerie sense of familiarity.
It goes like this: Two camps can't agree on a standard that is
being developed within an existing, well-respected standards body.
Eventually one camp takes its effort to Ecma International for
approval and fast tracking to an international standard in order to
outflank the first standards organization, and to thwart the
success of the other camp. Now where have I heard something like