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Re: [Fwd: Binary proposal]

From: Christian Grün <christian.gruen@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:25:14 +0100
Message-ID: <CAP94bnM4tvSmg2LRTwr7VKW0ueiMQYY9BBhbMp+8Hk_YXq4V0w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: EXPath <public-expath@w3.org>, Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org>, Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>, XPath <w3c-xsl-query@w3.org>, XSL Working Group <w3c-xsl-wg@w3.org>
> This looks tempting. However my only concern is that if this binary
> module is adopted as built in for some future version of
> XPath/XQuery/XSLT then it would be more natural to allow to use
> functions without namespace prefixes. By removing binary- prefix we will
> get naming clashes with several existing XPath functions.

Maybe it could be adopted similar to the Math (and, potentially, Map
and Array) functions, which have their own namespace and prefix?
Received on Thursday, 14 March 2013 11:26:14 UTC

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