RE: Names

Previous Topic
 
classic Classic list List threaded Threaded
2 messages Options
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view
|

RE: Names

Misha Wolf
Hi Dave,
 
Neither <first> nor <last> convey any semantics when it comes to names, and the use of these terms promotes misunderstanding.  How about <givenName> and <familyName>?  Though these too aren't perfect, they're a lot more meaninful than first/last.
 
Thanks,
Misha
 


To find out more about Reuters visit www.about.reuters.com

Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of Reuters Ltd.
Reply | Threaded
Open this post in threaded view
|

RE: Names

David Orchard

Sure.  Hoylen and I did that for the Web services ext/vers use cases for XML Schema doc..

 

Cheers,

Dave

 


From: Misha Wolf [mailto:[hidden email]]
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 11:39 AM
To: David Orchard; [hidden email]
Cc: W3C TAG
Subject: RE: Names

 

Hi Dave,

 

Neither <first> nor <last> convey any semantics when it comes to names, and the use of these terms promotes misunderstanding.  How about <givenName> and <familyName>?  Though these too aren't perfect, they're a lot more meaninful than first/last.

 

Thanks,

Misha

 



To find out more about Reuters visit www.about.reuters.com

Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where the sender specifically states them to be the views of Reuters Ltd.