[Standards] A Meta-Discussion about the Standards Process

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Fri Jan 17 10:38:47 UTC 2020


On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 10:31, Marvin W <xmpp at larma.de> wrote:

> Related to that: If XSF fails to provide what the *majority of users*
> (even if it's a minority of developers) expect them to provide (in terms
> of features or speed of adoption), we'll end up with something like
> WHATWG: an independent working group of the top vendors that don't care
> if their standards get accepted by the XSF because they can basically
> enforce them through their market power. I don't think that's desirable.
>

Well, yes, but the majority of our end-users are probably Fortnite players,
and they're not talking to us.
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