John Gotze talked to Mr. Safe recently. The conversation is about whether to use RSS 2.0 or RSS 1.0 since they're both part of the Danish Government's Reference Profile (which I had a hand in creating). John's advice to Mr. Safe was to publish both formats. Here's the most important part of the conversation:
Mr Safe: When will things settle a bit more? Me: When pigs fly. Enjoy the politics of difference.From Gotzeblogged: Talking to Mr Safe
Referenced Tue Feb 17 2004 14:48:10 GMT-0700
In general that's good advice for anyone using any part of Web services. Just do something and stop waiting.