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Re: XSD (was Re: The lists I monitor)
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Henry S. Thompson)
- To: "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 10:52:25 +0100
"Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> At 05:42 PM 5/7/01 -0700, Paul Cody Johnston wrote:
> >Like it or not, the name "XSD" is associated with the W3C. Perhaps if
> >the yahoo list creator would not encroach on the namespace so closely:
> >perhaps "XSD-users" or "alt-XSD" or "XSD-open" would be better (and
> >not a bad marketing move either). Am I wrong in that
> ><quote>XSD</quote> *is* W3c territory?
> I think XSD/XSDL are considered non-acronyms by some, actually. xsd is the
> namespace prefix, but I don't see the W3C referring to XSD.
I certainly try to avoid using _any_ acronym for what (I agree with
Simon) speaking carefully is called the W3C XML Schema language, XML
Schema for short.
Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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