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- From: Peter Murray-Rust <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 17:25:06
At 13:40 25/06/98 UT, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>Ron Bourret wrote:
>>Assuming Simon is willing to live with the potential search-and-replace
>>tedium the results might cause, I'm happy to put this up for a vote.
>I'm very willing to do this; capitalization has been an issue for me
>throughout. Whatever we do, I want it to be _consistent_.
>>- The names themselves, which are currently taken from the XML spec
>>in hopes of some recognition, but could also be simplified
>>(ElementDecl -> Element, AttDef -> Attribute) as some members
>>of this list have suggested.
>I can go either way on this one. I thought sticking to the spec might
>encourage consistency, but I don't think the labels in the spec are in
>widespread usage. Element instead of ElementDecl is fine with me.
We could argue that when XSchema is finished the labels *will* be in wide
usage :-). The serious point is that if we have an element/attribute which
maps precisely onto a Name described in the spec, then we should use that
name and its (prose) semantics). But I'm not religious on any of this.
Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
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