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> Universal unique canonical names are not a good thing because the problem of name squatting exists.

They're not a good idea when they are user-friendly, because of domain squatting.

But `ebbfed3a54f82da274b51df5c5f1fcd8644edc0b5beb86643a0e177f1cb4ad60` is a perfectly good universal, unique, canonical name, and `(ebbfed3a54f82da274b51df5c5f1fcd8644edc0b5beb86643a0e177f1cb4ad60 foo)` is a good relative name, rooted in a universally-unique name.




I agree.




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