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Re: [Fwd: Binary proposal]

From: Adam Retter <adam@exist-db.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:34:48 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJKLP9aXoYX2Qc5iz+S1rYYsmW74TzA-OBDi5wN6vGa0LJAMJg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christian Grün <christian.gruen@gmail.com>
Cc: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, 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>
On 14 March 2013 11:25, Christian Grün <christian.gruen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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?

Personally I would prefer that.

Adam Retter

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Received on Thursday, 14 March 2013 13:35:19 UTC

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