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- From: Lars Marius Garshol <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Date: Tue, 25 Aug 1998 15:51:23 +0200 (MET DST)
* Tyler Baker
| The main question I still have is: are namespaces ever likely to be
| a core part of XML, or will their utility be kept as a separate
| layer on top of XML?
Well, all declarations in an XML DTD, or schema, or whatever, depend
on names to identify which element/attribute/whatever declarations
concern. This means that you can't do validation or even attribute
defaulting without taking namespaces into account.
I'm all for a layered approach, but I don't see how namespaces can be
layered on top of XML 1.0 as it stands.
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