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Re: <auth> parameter field names?

Carl Ellison wrote:
> My co-worker, Donald Eastlake, and I have been discussing <auth> fields we
> need to create for our own use and in the process we got into a discussion
> of <auth> field structure.
> Donald is a fan of named parameters (so you know which one is missing when
> you omit one).  I can see the value of that, but still tend to think in
> terms of position-dependent semantics.  What does the group think?

I think named parameters grow better with the inevitable specification
changes that occur over time.

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