Re: [apps-discuss] draft-saintandre-json-namespaces-00 comments

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Tue, 08 November 2011 17:11 UTC

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+1 to Paul's -10.

My take on it:

http://www.mnot.net/blog/2011/10/12/thinking_about_namespaces_in_json

Let's keep this simple and avoid repeating the mistakes of XML, OK?


On 08/11/2011, at 11:05 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:

> On Nov 8, 2011, at 4:42 AM, Dominik Tomaszuk wrote:
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>> Clark Notation can sometimes be too heavy, especially when namespaces are placed in many keys.
> 
> +1
> 
>> I propose to give possibility to declare namespace.
> 
> -1. Actually, -10. While somewhat useful for XML, namespaces have also proven to cause many headaches for corner cases.
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> Please strongly consider using a much simpler naming scheme, such as "names with periods in them".
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> --Paul Hoffman
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