Re: Could a few influential GNOME develoers join gnu-prog-discuss gnu org?

On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 17:32 -0500, Richard Stallman wrote:
> The standards made by POSIX, ISO and are suggestions.
> They carry some weight because users typically appreciate
> compatibility with standards.  But that's not the only thing users
> appreciate, so a standard is not a command for us to obey.

In some cases and environments, standards may also be mandated by
governments and legal systems, or by contracts, and then do need to be
followed with especial care.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C,
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