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Re: Get rid of the leading hyphen!

From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Date: 11 Feb 1997 15:54:57 +0000 (GMT)
To: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <199702111554.PAA20960@curia.ucc.ie>
> >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.

Having come in on this after the draft spec was out, I assumed this was
set in Jell-O. Ditch it, IMHO.

Received on Tuesday, 11 February 1997 11:15:35 UTC

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