[Accessforall] Format of Registry names (spaces, camelCase)

Christophe Strobbe strobbe at hdm-stuttgart.de
Tue Oct 16 08:48:11 EDT 2012

Hi all,

Am Mo, 15.10.2012, 15:01 schrieb Colin Clark:
> Hi all,
> On 2012-10-15, at 8:32 AM, Christophe Strobbe wrote:
>> Am Mo, 15.10.2012, 10:58 schrieb Andres Iglesias:
>>> Hi Christophe,
>>> Since we're going to accept new terms coming from vendors, independent
>>> organizations etc. I think we won't be able to impose any naming
>>> convention on this, as everyone expresses their terms in her own naming
>>> policies.
>> I agree.
>> But part of my question was also about the inconsistency between the use
>> of spaces in the temporary registry and the use of camel case in the
>> preference sets.
> I think we do want to impose some minimal naming conventions to make it
> easier for programmers in a variety of languages to use these local names
> without extra effort. It doesn't seem inappropriately restrictive to
> simply ask contributors to the registry to avoid certain characters (such
> as spaces) when specifying their local names. Validation in the Registry's
> UI can prompt the user, and if we find a desire for more consistency
> beyond that, we can come up with a style guide for contributors.

OK. This then leads to the next question: should this naming convention be
part of ISO 24751?

Best regards,


> Colin
> ---
> Colin Clark
> Technical Lead, Fluid Project
> http://fluidproject.org

Christophe Strobbe
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