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Re: Get rid of the leading hyphen!

From: <lee@sq.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Feb 97 16:05:45 EST
Message-Id: <9702092105.AA24035@sqrex.sq.com>
To: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
> We should get rid of the hyphen in front of XML in reserved names and
> attributes.

I agree... and also for Notation names (which are inconsistent in the
current draft and have no hyphen, as per the <?XML...?> header).

> "-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.

Couldn't agree more.  Fiat XML.

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