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Re: Naming the forms/attribute technology [was Re: Discussion points for "Forms-A"]

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 11:31:56 -0700
Message-ID: <18699.20252.49883.486785@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: mark.birbeck@webbackplane.com
Cc: wiecha@us.ibm.com, boyerj@ca.ibm.com, public-forms@w3.org, public-forms-request@w3.org

1+, drop the hyphen, and make it FormsA 

Mark Birbeck writes:
 > 
 > Hi Charlie,
 > 
 > > Well, we're the Forms WG and I had thought it was kind of a nice parallelism
 > > that we have two specs which derive from the "Forms" name -- one is the
 > > XML-centric version (XForms) and the other is the Attribute-centric version
 > > (Forms-A).
 > 
 > Fair enough...I see that, now. :)
 > 
 > 
 > > I'm happy to go either way in terms of the hyphens etc but keeping this
 > > focused on variations on the term "Forms" seems kind of nice...Charlie
 > 
 > I think the hyphen thing is pretty important. A search for Forms-A in
 > Google is much the same as a search for "Forms A". I'm hearing phrases
 > like "encouraging adoption", so it would be quite nice to not make
 > this any more difficult than it needs to be. ;)
 > 
 > Regards,
 > 
 > Mark
 > 
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 > 
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