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   RE: Namespace Question

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  • From: Matt Sergeant <matt@sergeant.org>
  • To: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2000 12:18:17 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Kay Michael wrote:

> > > I have a few questions.  If I use the "http:" scheme for
> > > a namespace name URI, does it not imply that I should be
> > > using the HyperText Transfer Protocol?  Yes?    Why or why not?
> > 
> > The namespace is just a name. It's a URI not a URL. Do not 
> > try and resolve it or fetch it. Search the net for 10 XML Namespaces
> Myths, 
> > and all your questions will be answered.
> Except the question "why?".

Myth 1 explains that if you read between the lines. Perhaps someone should
re-write myth 1 a bit more clearly?


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