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

Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Tue, 08 November 2011 17:05 UTC

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On Nov 8, 2011, at 4:42 AM, Dominik Tomaszuk wrote:

> 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.

Please strongly consider using a much simpler naming scheme, such as "names with periods in them".

--Paul Hoffman