Chapter 20 Naming considerations
This chapter provides detailed recommendations for choosing and managing names for XML element types and attributes, as well as for other XML Schema components. It discusses naming guidelines, the use of qualified and unqualified names, and structuring of a namespace.
20.1 Naming guidelines
Consistency in naming can be as important as the names themselves. Consistent names are easier to understand, remember, and maintain. This section provides guidelines for defining an XML naming standard to ensure the quality and consistency of names.
These guidelines apply primarily to the names that will appear in an instance, namely element-type, attribute, and notation names. However, much ...