XML.Org membership Re: Computergram: IBM, Oracle, SAP, Sun and

Ernest N. Prabhakar (ernest@drernie.com)
Wed, 07 Jul 1999 22:37:21 -0700

So James, is the answer that I should be joining xml.org and using them to
store my DTDs? Do they have low-cost individual memberships?

-- Ernie P.

> Apparently more than one group is charging additional fees
> to get projects off the ground. Not only am I impressed, I
> remain convinced that W3C *could* be getting a lot more
> money from their Membership if presented with the right
> value proposition...
> - S
> ===
> IBM, Oracle, SAP, Sun and Others to Support XML.Org
> Section: 10. Internet
> The Organization for the Advancement of Structured
> Information Standards (Oasis) has received financial
> commitments worth
> $500,000 for its portal project, XML.org. For $100,000
> apiece, Oasis members IBM, Oracle, SAP and Sun Microsystems
> have
> become Founding Partners in XML.org, while Commerce One,
> DataChannel, Documentum, the Graphic Communications
> Association (GCA) and SoftQuad have stumped up $25,000
> each for the portal. Conspicuous by its absence is Microsoft
> Corp.

Ernest N. Prabhakar, Ph.D.