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Re: Get rid of the leading hyphen!



bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM (Jon Bosak) writes:
>After looking at the examples in the link proposals I find that I
>cannot face the prospect of working for the next 10 or 20 years with
>this.
>
>We should get rid of the hyphen in front of XML in reserved names and
>attributes.
>
>"-XML" is ugly, it's hard to type, it looks dumb, and it doesn't
>really pollute the name space any less than any other reserved string.
>Reserve "XML" and be done with it.

Please do. The hyphens add a measure of oddity that seems unwarranted.
Unless there is some other justification (and last week I spent a fair
amount of time poring over the listserver archives), let's strike this one.


Please add my vote to Jon and Lee's.

Murray

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