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Subject: Re: [office-formula] Re: Proposal: Identifying nonstandardfunctions

On Wed, 2006-26-07 at 15:10 -0700, David A. Wheeler wrote:
> If we recommended using only enough of a reversed DNS name to ensure
> that the organization owns the namespace, the resulting
> names are actually not that long (surprisingly). E.G.:
>  ORG.GNUMERIC.XOR(1;1)   # Gnumeric really does own gnumeric.org.

This seems like a good idea. And if later it turns out that a lot of
implementors add a similar function, that can later migrate into the
base spec in the appropriate group (I think that OpenGL works like

  "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the
  unreasonable man tries to adapt the world to himself.
  Therefore all progress depends on unreasonable men."
        -- George Bernard Shaw

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