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RE: XML Schemas: the wrong name

From: Don Park <donpark@docuverse.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 08:25:15 -0700
To: "Elliotte Rusty Harold" <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>, <xml-dev@xml.org>
Cc: <www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDEKKDECFCOGDLDGFDAAKEHICEAA.donpark@docuverse.com>
> I do not know what the W3C's XML schema language should be called. 
> XSchema is one name I've seen bantered around, and that seems OK as 
> long as it expands to "AN XML Schema Language" rather than "THE XML 
> Schema Language". But it should not be called simply "XML Schema". 

I agree with Elliotte on this issue.  Thanks to oversupply of hype,
'XML' is arguably a common word and so is "Schema".

My suggest is to either add a hyphen (i.e. XML-Schema) or call it XSD.


Don Park
Received on Saturday, 28 October 2000 11:18:10 UTC

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