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Who is in charge of XML?
n XML is a W3C Recommendation
n The W3C is The World Wide Web Consortium, a
voluntary association of companies and non-
profit organisations. Membership costs serious
money, confers voting rights.Complex
procedures, with the Chairman (Tim Berners-
Lee) having ultimate authority, guided by a
committee of the whole called the Advisory
Council.
n The XML recommendation was written by the
W3Cís XML Working Group.