[Om] name of OMS

Michael Kohlhase m.kohlhase at jacobs-university.de
Fri Aug 1 12:56:16 CEST 2008

David Carlisle wrote:
>> But then, wouldn't OpenMath 3 be a good opportunity to get rid of
>> old-fashioned namespace replacements?  We've had XML namespaces for almost 10
>> years now, after all.
> If we'd had them for 20 years then almost certainly we wouldn't have to
> have om:OMA or m:mrow, and could have had om:A and m:row but 10 years
> ago  was just a few months too late for both OM and MathML to use this....
> I refer to Michael's accurate prediction of my gut reaction to any
> suggestion of changing names at this stage:-)

and this is exactly my own reaction too, but it is always much more fun 
to blame David :-).

What you could always do is to introduce yet another XML binding, and 
see which one wins in the market place.

> David
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