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Re: Why bound prefixes are an anti-pattern in language design

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 21:15:30 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0908061215y3673832ft8e97af28e631a955@mail.gmail.com>
To: martin@weborganics.co.uk
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
Martin, I agree with you. Ian I believe is cutting off his nose to
spite his face.

 The big win for the Web is that links work. Namespaces are nothing
more than links. Prefixes are a convention for links that developers
can easily understand. It's a wee bit patronising to think otherwise.

Received on Thursday, 6 August 2009 19:16:10 UTC

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