Re: Pete's blend for XMLlite
On 08/12/2010 12:59, Dave Pawson wrote: > On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 12:19:58 -0000 > "Pete Cordell"<email@example.com> wrote: > >> >> It's at: >> >> http://codalogic.com/xmllite/xmllite.html > > > Can we get this naming issue out of the way, to reduce confusion? > For my 2 cents worth XML 2.0 is a non-starter, due respect to W3C. > > Simple XML, > XMLLite > What else? I don't think you can pick a name until you have decided what it is you are naming. Several of the proposals in the xmllite proposal quoted above are just suggesting a profile of xml (don't use dtd's, dont use CDATA, ...) and for that "Simple XML" or "XMLLight" is probably as good as anything. However several other parts of the proposal involve making previously non well formed constructs well formed (</>) or changing the interpretation of existing constructs ( foo=" a b c") I think that for any new language that has such changes using a name that involves the letter sequence XML might be problematic. David ________________________________________________________________________ The Numerical Algorithms Group Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 1249803. The registered office is: Wilkinson House, Jordan Hill Road, Oxford OX2 8DR, United Kingdom. This e-mail has been scanned for all viruses by Star. The service is powered by MessageLabs. ________________________________________________________________________
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