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   Re: Why namespaces?

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  • From: "James Tauber" <jtauber@jtauber.com>
  • To: "XML-Dev Mailing list" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 09:17:47 +0800

> This raises a major question about the utility of namespaces in a
> vocabulary that cannot be mixed with other vocabularies.

Exactly. As I suggested on the XML Plenary list,

"we would only need separate namespaces for each flavour of XHTML if people
are going to want to mix the three flavours in the one document and
distinguish the different usages of the element/attributes names in the

James (who's feeling in a one-namespace mood today)
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