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  • From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
  • To: David Megginson <david@megginson.com>, XMLDev list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Aug 1999 16:08:48 -0400

At 03:58 PM 8/29/99 -0400, David Megginson wrote:
>Ann Navarro writes:
>  > But since the purpose of names is an abstract function designed to 
> prevent
>  > collisions in naming, it does not necessarily follow that having three
>  > names is "bad" even if it does "surprise".
>Governments seem to think so.  Every country has different laws, but
>in general, it's not only frowned upon but illegal for a person to
>have more than one name at the same time.


With all due respect, comparing a mechanism for naming abstract collections 
to legal names before a government is bordering, if not over the line, into 

Let's focus on real, practical discussion of the proposal at hand.

Ann Navarro
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