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Subject: Re: [office] TC name: proposal for name change


Changing the TC name now seems less painful than making all the 
necessary adjustments later.


Hope you are enjoying the holiday season!


Michael Brauer wrote:
> Dear TC members,
> when we discussed and agreed the new specification name, we also
> discussed that it might be reasonable to change the TC name, but agreed
> to concentrate on the standardization process first. Therefor, we moved
> the TC name change to a later phase. However, Mary McRae pointed out to
> me that we run into problems with the "tc:opendocument" ids contained in
> our namespace URIs if we don't change our TC name before we submit our
> committee draft for standardization, because the namespace URIs must
> match the TC name. I therefor would like to propose to change our TC's
> name to
> OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) TC
> This name does not only match our specification name, but also uses the
> same name pattern as many other TC's (like UBL or XACL), that also have
> a more or less long and verbose name with a short name in parenthesis.
> As an option, we could also revert our namespace URIs to contain
> "tc:openoffice" again. However, this would not only mean that the
> namespace URIs don't match to the specification name, but also that the
> namespace URIs would change again if we agree on a TC name change after
> the standardization of our specification. For these reasons, changing
> the TC name now seems to be a much better option, at least for me.
> Best regards, and a happy holidays season.
> Michael
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Patrick Durusau
Director of Research and Development
Society of Biblical Literature
Chair, V1 - Text Processing: Office and Publishing Systems Interface
Co-Editor, ISO 13250, Topic Maps -- Reference Model

Topic Maps: Human, not artificial, intelligence at work!

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