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- From: Tim Bray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: xml-dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999 16:58:16 -0800
At 06:18 PM 11/9/99 -0600, Len Bullard wrote:
>How can a namespace enable us to discover a record of authority by
>which we may determine which variant or subset of the definition
>is in effect for some time slice of a process?
It can't. Yes, we need a way to do this, but namespaces weren't designed
for this and they won't do the job.
>It is important because we will not have a single definition for
>some processes which may think to name within a single standard.
>For example, the timing models or concepts of SMIL and VRML may
>not be compatible although they do overlap considerably. We
>require a means to diffentiate the non-compatible models.
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