Subject: RE: [wsrp-interop] namespacePrefix format
That sounds good to me.
From: Nathan Lipke [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
I added this to the interop wiki (http://wiki.oasis-open.org/wsrp/WSRP_Interop_Discussions?action=show
number 13) and we should discuss it on the next call.
Unless I’m misunderstanding you, I would hope so. Are you suggesting just the namespace by itself (e.g. to use as global var or function object name) or the resulting namespaced token?
I would presume the namespace prefix should be compliant with the scripting language(s) that apply to the mime type supported/requested by the consumer.
We found that starting a namespace prefix with an underscore “_” creates invalid CSS class names. The most common namespace prefix form we’ve seen is essentially an initial character or two followed by a GUID. Example (Vignette):
<form name="V_72b9e63f71a993c0c9b9a610aa40d0a0_TestForm" …
To me, starting with a letter followed by alpha numeric and minimizing underscores is probably safest.
The WSRP spec implies that the namespace prefix can be
format (e.g. must start with letter or '_' followed by letters, digits and