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Re: Get rid of the leading hyphen!

From: Len Bullard <cbullard@hiwaay.net>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 1997 16:58:26 -0600
Message-ID: <32FFA812.7C04@hiwaay.net>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Murray Altheim wrote:
> 
> bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM (Jon Bosak) writes:
> >After looking at the examples in the link proposals I find that I
> >cannot face the prospect of working for the next 10 or 20 years with
> >this.
> >
> >We should get rid of the hyphen in front of XML in reserved names and
> >attributes.
> >
> >"-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.
> 
> Please do. The hyphens add a measure of oddity that seems unwarranted.
> Unless there is some other justification (and last week I spent a fair
> amount of time poring over the listserver archives), let's strike this one.
> 
> Please add my vote to Jon and Lee's.
> 
> Murray

Another "me too".  Chuck the hyphen. Tres uggggly.

 - len -
Received on Monday, 10 February 1997 18:10:27 UTC

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