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Re: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Brennan" <Michael_Brennan@allegis.com>
To: "'Evan Lenz'" <elenz@xyzfind.com>; "Ronald Bourret"
<rpbourret@rpbourret.com>; <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 8:39 PM
Subject: RE: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.

> > From: Evan Lenz [mailto:elenz@xyzfind.com]
> > The namespace spec never reinforced this for me. I think this
> > goes well
> > beyond what the namespace spec dictates.
> I would have agreed with you just a few minutes ago. However, I just went
> back and reviewed the XML Namespace spec. Sure enough, in section A.2
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xml-names-19990114/#ns-breakdown), you'll
> find the following language:
>     The All Element Types Partition
>     All element types in an XML namespace appear in this
>     partition. Each has a unique local part; the combination
>     of the namespace name and the local part uniquely
>     identifies the element type.
> Right or wrong, that's what the spec says. So either XML Schema is wrong,
> XML Namespaces is wrong.

What you reference is actually in a non-normative part of the spec.  So Evan
is technically correct (I believe).