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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 21:39:53 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0908061239r675b6d90g9f499d3c05a90e01@mail.gmail.com>
To: martin@weborganics.co.uk
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, RDFa Developers <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
PS. Ian, please name me a programming language that doesn't have a
long name -> short name thing. The Web uses computers too.

2009/8/6 Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Danny.

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