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Re: Namespaces, schemas, Simon's filters.

Tim Bray wrote:
> >2) The namespaces spec reinforces (1) by providing technology that
> >allows people to make element type names be universally unique.
> Once again, that's just its *name*.  You can apply all sorts
> of context-sensitive processing, so that you process two things
> that have the same name quite differently.

One further question here. If you don't tie an element type name to a
content model, how do you tie universal element type names to code, as
you suggested in [1]:

   "The default, simple, obvious way of arranging for software
    module X to process element Y is to advertise that X processes
    elements which are in the NSx namespace."

Or do you only do this for context-free elements?

-- Ron

[1] http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200108/msg00686.html