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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: XML Dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 04 Aug 1998 10:45:48 -0400
Don Park wrote:
> Why not consider changing the name of the standard to
> something shorter?
How's that? "XML" is too long for you? You want it to be called
just "XM"? ("X" is already taken.)
> Saving of 4 characters does seem quite worth the use of obscure word like
> 'xmlns' for something as common as namespace.
"xml-namespace" might do what you wanted (without using more than
one colon), but those of us who type XML directly would not be pleased.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
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You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
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