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Re: "Binary XML" proposals

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Al Snell wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong - there is absolutely no semantic 
> significance in the choice of namespace prefix, right?
> <foo:hello xmlns:foo="asdf" />
> ...identical to...
> <bar:hello xmlns:bar="asdf" />
> ...my encoding will discard the prefixes foo and bar; will this in any way
> ever matter, even slightly?

Read the canonical XML specification... it is illuminating in this regard.