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Re: Prefixes: xs vs. xsd

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 21:44:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEVadNJQWQ7wkU1PR3h-C3DFPdAy0Ux6e7hp5Fkx_s3=-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nick Van den Bleeken <Nick.Van.den.Bleeken@inventivegroup.com>
Cc: "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
Good to hear. I also note that XSLT 2 [1] (and XSLT 3 as well) uses `xs:`.

-Erik

[1] https://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 9:38 PM, Nick Van den Bleeken
<Nick.Van.den.Bleeken@inventivegroup.com> wrote:
> Fine for me. I also think it is clearer for the reader to always use the
> same prefix.
>
> Regards,
>
> Nick
>
> On 17 Feb 2016 6:21 a.m., Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org> wrote:
>
> All,
>
> The spec uses both `xsd:` and `xs:` as prefixes for
> `http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema`. XML Schema Part 1 uses `xs:` and
> says"
>
>     "For brevity, the text and examples in this specification use the
> prefix `xs:` to stand for this namespace"
>
> while Part 2 [2] also uses `xs:` mostly but uses `xsd:` in a couple of
> examples. I suggest we standardize on using `xs:` everywhere.
>
> If agreed, I can make the changes.
>
> -Erik
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/
> [2] https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/
>
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