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RE: Namespace: what's the correct usage?
- From: Jonathan Borden <email@example.com>
- To: Martin Gudgin <firstname.lastname@example.org>,Kohsuke KAWAGUCHI <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 15:35:21 -0400
Martin Gudgin wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jonathan Borden" <email@example.com>
> > why would anyone want to complicate this with different namespaces for
> > element of the structure?
> I wouldn't 'complicate it with different namespaces for each
> element in the
> structure'. I would qualify the top-level element ( person ) and
> not qualify
> the children. This seems the most natural mapping to
but that means there are (at least potentially) _two_ namespaces for the
structure, one for the qualified top level element and another for the
> package example.org.person;
> public class person
> String given;
> String family;
> to me at least...
The difference is that in XML elements are first class entities, that is the
"given" element is not declared within the scope of the "person" class.