fad Senior Member Joined: 19 Apr 2003 Posts: 633 Location: Sydney, Australia Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Mon Jul 21, 2003, 10:46pm Subject: re: Why not in the States?
Because of sentiments like this:
"In the US, we tend to favor =self-government.= I can't imagine supporting a movement for an official =government= standard in the US. Certification needs to be voluntary, and to come through the SCAA - lets leave Big Brother out of it!"
I'm not saying that way of thinking is wrong, but it does make a nationally recognised standard harder to set up.
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