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Re: Pragmatic namespaces

  • From: "Pete Cordell" <petexmldev@codalogic.com>
  • To: "Tim Bray" <Tim.Bray@Sun.COM>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 08:23:32 +0100

Re:  Pragmatic namespaces
Original Message From: "Tim Bray"

>> On Aug 4, 2009, at 9:46 AM, Tim Bray wrote:
>> ...
> If I wanted to publish a little XML vocabulary for donkey genetics,  all 
> the elements would have names like  <org.tbray.donkeys.father> and 
> <org.tbray.donkeys.birth-date> and so on.  And if this were being used  by 
> IETF when we did atom, the tags would be like <org.ietf.atom.feed>  and 
> <org.ietf.atom.entry>.  That's all.  Distributed extensibility,  and you 
> can mix & match without asking anyone. -T

Non-reversed still works better for me, i.e.:


It's easier to read, code completion tools will work better and 
non-programmers will understand it more readily.

Pete Cordell
Codalogic Ltd
Interface XML to C++ the easy way using XML C++
data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes.
Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com
for more info

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