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- From: "Paul W. Abrahams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 13:50:31 -0400
> I think I'm going to drop out of this thread again, as it's rehashing
> ground that has been VERY thoroughly covered in the past...
Which doesn't imply that consensus was reached.
> Namespaces are NAME spaces. That's all. Folks read all sorts of other
> implications into namespaces, and everyone has their own ideas about what
> they want to do with namespaces, but namespaces themselves (a) are just
> naming and (b) make no particular effort to be compatable with DTD
> validation. There was a fairly explicit assumption that if you were using
> Namespaces, you would either work with well-formed documents or with a
> namespace-aware schema language, _NOT_ with DTDs.
Can one find that "fairly explicit assumption" in any W3C document? If so,
which one, and precisely where?