Ha! Maybe NOW they'll listen to me!

As a member of the W3C Advisory Board, I was gratified to read the xmlhack report telling the world that Microsoft, Sun, Oracle, and IBM are to merge under the aegis of W3C. Finally, I’ll be able to take care of some of the nagging problems at work, as well as ensuring that I’m compensated (not “paid” — only peons get “paid”) in a manner befitting my contribution to the industry.