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RE: Why unqualified? (was RE: ANN: SAX Filters for NamespaceProcessing)
- From: "David E. Cleary" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 12:48:22 -0400
> 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.
The serialization of objects and structures is a real reason. My guess is
there are more even though I do not know of them. But if there isn't, there
may be some down the road. I don't pretend to know every reason why someone
would want to use XML, but the fact is that this is valid XML 1.0 and it has
nothing to do with Schemas.