W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org > February 1997

Re: Section 0: Naming

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 17:40:38 -0800
Message-Id: <199702040140.RAA00704@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
CC: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM
| It dawned on me that since I co-drafted the spec, I ought to have the
| courtesy to put in a pitch for the status quo on all these section 1
| items.

And I should, pro forma, repeat my disagreement.

| At 11:08 AM 31/01/97 -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
| >0.1 What should the title of the spec be?
| >0.2 What should the generic term or acronym we use to reference whatever
| > it is the spec describes?
| 
| (a) I don't think that XML-Link is euphonious or memorable, and 
| (b) XML is not exactly a name to conjure with (yet), and
| (c) It is *important* that what we build operate with, and be advised as
|     operating with, SGML and HTML.

I think that we should emphasize the association between components of
a suite of specifications.  I also personally find "XHL" a really
unpleasant acronym (I can't say why, I just don't like it).

Jon
Received on Monday, 3 February 1997 20:41:02 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 20:25:07 UTC