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Why unqualified? (was RE: ANN: SAX Filters for Namespace Processing)
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 09:49:22 -0400
On 01 Aug 2001 09:27:05 -0400, David E. Cleary wrote:
> It is easy to contrive examples that use unqualified elements for no reason.
> And you may even find real examples where the author didn't know what he was
> doing. But the fact is that I haven't really seen the use of unqualified
> elements in real schemas, and my guess is that if I do, there most likely is
> a real reason to do so.
I'd be curious to know what counts as "a real reason". Other than
typographic short-cutting and a vaguely cultural fondness for
unqualified property names, I've yet to see a "real reason", especially
a "real reason" where qualified names could NOT be used.