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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Can't we just steal the standard namespace trick of leeching off IANA?

    ---
    line: 5
    column: 6
    tap.yahoo.com:
            mykey: whatever
    expected: foo
    got: bar
    • I think this can work. Eric Wilhelm suggested the idea excluding dots from standard keys are recommending them (I would say "require") for user keys. Users would then be recommended to define a namespace for their keys (but ".time" would still be allowed). It's not perfect because clashes are still possible, but it does minimize the problem considerably. As we see more examples of what people are doing with TAP, we can build on their work. Simply allowing an "anything goes as long as it's not lower case" doesn't seem as workable given that not all encodings have the concept of "lower case", but I think a period is pretty universal.