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Re: XForms function namespace change?

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 09:10:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEUC-ftSKjj2r0-=bCqbsQ7P_dTi0DD0UXWCt2rvpr0YoA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Public Forms <public-forms@w3.org>
I hadn't even realized they were in a different namespace!

So yes absolutely +1. The last thing we need is one more namespace.

-Erik

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 3:42 AM, Nick Van den Bleeken
<Nick.Van.den.Bleeken@inventivegroup.com> wrote:
> All,
>
> Currently the XForms functions are in
> the 'http://www.w3.org/2002/xforms-functions' namespace. I probably
> suggested this a year ago or so. But I would propose the put the xforms
> functions just in the XForms namespace (http://www.w3.org/2004/xforms/).
>
> My reasoning is:
>
> Less namespaces is simpler
> some users already bind xf to the XForms NS, when they copy in an example of
> an xfroms function call they probably will forget to change the function
> prefix to something else and map the new prefix to the xforms function
> namespace (it is also cumbersome, error prone, and confusing for some
> people)
> There is no technical limitation why the XForms functions can't be in the
> XForms namespace
>
>
> Could you please reply to this e-mail if you don't agree, we are going to
> discuss this on next teleconf, but it is conceptually a big change!
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Nick Van den Bleeken
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