Sorry, you are right. W3C does not own W3Schools. Thanks for that. W3C does
only go over the very basics of everything they offer. Which may make it
silly. At any rate it is a good starting point and utilizes the W3C
standards as a workbench. That was the point I was trying to make. Crap I
feel bad that I was wrong. Thanks for correcting me.

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Deniz Dogan <>wrote:

> 2010/1/27 Nathan Lane <>:
> > I have not hear that. Why would "professional developers" ridicule the
> body
> > of computer scientists who work hard to make it possible for them to
> develop
> > more easily. W3C is the only reason that HTML works on every browser on
> > every operating system. It's the reason we have CSS. Without the W3C
> > JavaScript would still be useless. They also develop the standards for
> the
> > Internet in general. It's too bad that some developers ridicule they very
> > root reason they have a job or a hobby. W3Schools is a W3C website.
> >
> I'm not saying *W3C* is a bad thing and I'd doubt any serious web
> developer would say that either. All I'm saying is that the impression
> I've gotten from working with other web developers (in real life and
> on the Internet) is that W3 Schools is silly. I don't know why.
> W3 Schools is not associated with W3C as far as I know. Why would W3C
> have lots of ads and banners on any of their websites?
> --
> Deniz Dogan

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