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From James Melton <james.mel...@cylogix.com>
Subject Re: Charter Discussions
Date Thu, 24 May 2001 18:29:47 GMT
Sounds good to me :)

Ted Leung wrote:
> 
> This is roundly going nowhere fast.   Since this isn't generating
> much discussion, I'm going to change the wording to match what
> I proposed below, and then call for a vote on the charter tomorrow.
> If people really care, then we can mix it up some more, otherwise
> lets close this out and  get on to other stuff.
> 
> Ted
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ted Leung" <twleung@sauria.com>
> To: <general@xml.apache.org>
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 11:22 AM
> Subject: Re: Charter Discussions
> 
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "James Melton" <james.melton@cylogix.com>
> > To: <general@xml.apache.org>
> > Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 10:41 AM
> > Subject: Re: Charter Discussions
> >
> >
> > > I'm not as familiar with non-profit charters as I am with corporate
> > > vision statements. In the latter case, a vision statement is usually
> > > kept as a separate document because it tries to express some less
> > > tangible ideas.
> > >
> > > Regarding the paragraph in question as a vision statement I might
> > > rewrite it along these lines:
> > >
> > > xml.apache.org exists to promote the use of XML. We view XML as a
> > > compelling paradigm that structures data as information thereby
> > > facilitating the exchange, transformation, and presentation of
> > > knowledge. The transformation of raw data into useful information has
> > great potential to improve the functionality and usability of information
> > systems.  In order to bring such improvements about, we intend to build
> > freely available XML tools.
> >
> > How's that?  Is it less religious, and also not corporate?
> >
> > Ted
> >
> >
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