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RE: namespaceDocument-8

From: Paul Cotton <pcotton@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 11:56:14 -0800
Message-ID: <33D970235519324D988AFFDE7EA2E24C056F866B@RED-MSG-41.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Norman Walsh" <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>, "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>, <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>

> Time has passed. More RDDL 1.0 documents have been published.

This is certainly true.  We are using RDDL 1.0 for more and more
namespace documents at Microsoft.  These are just two examples:

a) Web Services Reliable Messaging Protocol (WS-ReliableMessaging)
http://specs.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/02/rm/

b) SQL Server SQL Types
http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2004/sqltypes/ 

/paulc

Paul Cotton, Microsoft Canada 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Norman Walsh [mailto:Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM]
> Sent: April 1, 2005 8:02 AM
> To: Paul Cotton; Tim Bray; jonathan@openhealth.org
> Cc: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: namespaceDocument-8
> 
> Ages ago, the TAG picked up an issue[1] about namespace documents.
> There was much discussion and, at the time, some desire[2] to create a
> different specification. Many were proposed[3].
> 
> I believe we asked the AC about namespace documents and they asked us
> to propose a format. Some variant of RDDL seems the logical choice.
> 
> Time has passed. More RDDL 1.0 documents have been published. And
> recently, some improvements to XLink have been proposed[4].
> 
> I'm no longer confident that it makes sense to persue a newer,
> different RDDL.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
>                                         Be seeing you,
>                                           norm
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/issues.html?type=1#namespaceDocument-8
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Nov/0147
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Dec/0099
> [4] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/NOTE-xlink10-ext-20050127/
> 
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